optiphen™ bsb-w preservative

chemistry: antimicrobials

INCI/chemical name: Benzyl Alcohol (and) Sodium Benzoate (and) Potassium Sorbate (and) Aqua (Water)

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optiphen™ bsb–w preservative consists of a combination of sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate in benzyl alcohol. optiphen™ bsb–w preservative is ECOCERT-, NATRUE-, COSMOS - and BDIH-compliant. The synthetic versions of naturally occurring substances with excellent efficacy has proven to be an effective preservative system. This product is well suited for a variety of natural personal care products, if they conform to the necessary pH- conditions.

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features and benefits
  • microbiostatic spectrum of activity against bacteria, mold and yeast with global use
  • effective up to pH 5.5


leave-on +++
rinse-off +++
wet wipes +++

+++ highly recommended

use levels: 0.3-1.0%

max. temperature during production: below 80°C

additional information

pH 2 - 5.5
regulatory compliance Brazil, Canada, China, EU, Mexico, US
technologies without formaldehyde donor, without halogen, without isothiazolinones, without paraben, without phenoxyethanol
chemistry type with benzylalcohol, with organic acids

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