optiphen™ plus preservative

chemistry: antimicrobials

INCI/chemical name: 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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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


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

+++ highly recommended

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

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