Optiphen™ ND preservative | Rokonsal™ ND preservative

Chemistry: Preservatives

INCI: Phenoxyethanol (and) Benzoic Acid (and) Dehydroacetic Acid

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Ashland's progressive preservatives, featuring Optiphen™ and Rokonsal™ preservative product lines, are approved for use in all major markets, are compatible with a variety of formulations and are not based on paraben, formaldehyde or halogens.  Effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast and mold, they offer excellent heat stability, work across a wide pH window and are easily solubilized in water.

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Trade Name: Optiphen™ ND preservative | Rokonsal™ ND preservative

Features and Benefits
  • microbiostatic splectrum of activity against bacteria, mold and yeast
  • effective up to pH 6.4
  • global use


Hair Care Leave-On +++
Hair Care Rinse-Off +++
Skin Care Leave-On +++
Skin Care Rinse-Off +++
Wet Wipes +++

Use Levels: 0.3-1.0%

Max. Temperature During Production: below 80°C

Additional Information:

pH 2 - 6.4
Regulatory Compliance* Brazil, Canada, China, EU, Japan, Mexico, US
Technologies without Formaldehyde Donor, without Halogen, without Isothiazolinones, without Paraben
Chemistry Type with Organic Acids, with Phenoxyethanol

+++ highly recommended

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

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