optiphen™ od multifunctional

chemistry: antimicrobials

INCI/chemical name: Caprylyl Glycol

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optiphen™ od is a global multifunctional additive. The 1,2-alkanediol can be combined with very low doses of preservatives to effectively preserve personal care formulations acting as potentiator. Based on 1,2-octanediol it can be used in a variety of cosmetic formulations. optiphen™ od multifunctional is well known and widely used in personal care applications due to its balanced way of boosting preservative activity and imparting emolliancy while being effective over a very wide pH range.

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features and benefits
  • moisturizing agent
  • solvent for active ingredients
  • humectant
  • preservative booster


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

+++ highly recommended

use levels: 0.3-2%

max. temperature during production: below 80°C

additional information

pH 2 - 10
regulatory compliance Brazil, Canada, China, EU, Japan, Mexico, US
technologies without formaldehyde donor, without halogen, without isothiazolinones, without paraben, without phenoxyethanol
chemistry type with multifunctional ingredient

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