liquapar™ optima preservative

chemistry: antimicrobials

INCI: Phenoxyethanol (and) Methylparaben (and) Isopropylparaben (and) Isobutylparaben (and) Butylparaben

liquapar™ optima is a liquid preservative system. It is an optimized blend of phenoxyethanol, methylparaben, isopropylparaben, isobutylparaben, and butylparaben. This unique blend of parabens is primarily antifungal, and when combined with phenoxyethanol, the complete system has broad spectrum antimicrobial activity. These components partition within a formula according to their water or oil affinity to provide total antimicrobial coverage of the water phase, oil phase, oil soluble components, and emulsion interfaces. liquapar™ optima preservative is effective against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and mold. 

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trade name: liquapar™ optima preservative

features and benefits

broad-spectrum activity against bacteria, yeast and mold
effective over broad pH range 3.0-7.5


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

use levels: 0.5-1.0%

max. temperature during production: below 85°C

additional information

pH 3 - 7.5
regulatory compliance* Brazil, Canada, Japan, Mexico, US
technologies without formaldehyde donor, without halogen, without isothiazolinones
chemistry type with parabens, with phenoxyethanol

++ recommended, - not recommended

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

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