optiphen™ plus preservative

chemistry: antimicrobials

INCI: Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid

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optiphen™ plus is a unique liquid preservative formulation featuring an innovative blend of phenoxyethanol and sorbic acid in an emollient base of caprylyl glycol. It is ideal for slightly acidic personal care products requiring broad spectrum protection. The combination of all three ingredients offers effective protection against bacteria, yeast, and mold growth while imparting emolliency.

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trade name: optiphen™ plus preservative

features and benefits
  • broad-spectrum activity against bacteria, yeast and mold
  • ideal for slightly acidic personal care products
  • effective pH range up to 6.0
  • global use


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

use levels: 0.75-1.5%

max. temperature during production: below 80°C

additional information

pH 4 - 6
regulatory compliance* Brazil, Canada, China, EU, Japan, Mexico, US
technologies without formaldehyde donor, without halogen, without isothiazolinones, without paraben
chemistry type with multifunctional ingredient, with organic acids, with phenoxyethanol

+++ highly recommended

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

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