optiphen™ mit plus preservative

chemistry: antimicrobials

INCI: Aqua (Water) (and) Methylisothiazolinone (and) Phenethyl Alcohol (and) PPG-2 Methyl Ether

optiphen™ mit plus is a unique globally approved preservative blend based on 5.0% methylisothiazolinone in combination with a booster component, phenethyl alcohol. This combination widens the activity profile and provides broad spectrum protection against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and mold. Products that are sensitive to yeast and mold may need an additional fungicide.

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trade name: optiphen™ mit plus preservative

features and benefits
  • broad-spectrum activity against bacteria, yeast and mold
  • effective between pH 2 and 10
  • global use


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

use levels: 0.05-0.2%

max. temperature during production: below 70°C

additional information

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

+++ highly recommended, - not recommended

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

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