euxyl™ k 900 preservative

chemistry: antimicrobials

INCI: Benzyl Alcohol (and) Ethylhexylglycerin (and) Tocopherol

euxyl™ k 900 is a liquid preservative for personal care products, with strong, broad-spectrum efficacy. The addition of ethylhexylglycerin reduces the interfacial tension at the cell membrane of microorganisms and improves the antimicrobial activity. 

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trade name: euxyl™ k 900 preservative

features and benefits
  • strong broad spectrum efficacy
  • suitable for sensitive applications
  • ideal solution for wet wipes
  • vapor phase activity
  • stable to hydrolysis, temperature and pH


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

use levels: 0.5 - 1.0%

max. temperature during production: below 120°C

additional information

pH 3 - 12
regulatory compliance* Brazil, Canada, China, EU, Japan, Mexico, US
technologies without formaldehyde donor, without halogen, without isothiazolinones, without paraben, without phenoxyethanol
chemistry type with benzylalcohol, with multifunctional ingredient

+++ highly recommended, ++ recommended

*For country-specific details, please contact your technical service representative.

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