Optiphen ND™ Phenoxyethanol, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid

Escentials of Australia

More Info Optiphen ND is a complete preservative system is paraben free and does not contain formaldehyde releasers. It is effective against Grampositive and Gramnegative bacteria, yeast, and mold. The pH of finished formulations should be 6 or below for effective utilization of this preservative. Optiphen ND is approved for use worldwide.

Optiphen ND is applicable for use in a variety of personal care products including shampoos, shower gels, body washes, creams, lotions, gels, and wet wipes with an acidic pH.

Optiphen ND is a liquid that can be easily added at any phase of the formulation. It can be added during pre or postemulsification at or below 80C.

In aqueous systems with low amounts of emulsifiers, intensive mixing is recommended to achieve uniform dispersal of the active ingredients.

Please note that every personal care formulation requires a preservative system that meets its specific needs. Therefore, every newly developed formulation should undergo challenge testing to ensure adequate preservation.

INCI Name Phenoxyethanol and Benzoic Acid and Dehydroacetic Acid
Recommended Use Levels 0.2 1.2
pH 4.0
Solubility 5gL 68F
Color Colorless to light yellow
Phenoxyethanol 79.081.0
Benzoic Acid 11.512.5
Dehydroacetic Acid 7.78.3

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