Description: Paraben- and formaldehyde-free Optiphen protects against mold and bacteria in lotion and scrub. It's a must-have for people who sell handmade bath and body products. You can use this preservative for any product with a pH of 4-8. It works best in oil-based recipes.
Why People Use This Product: To prevent bacteria, mold and fungal growth in products.
- Effective broad-spectrum preservation against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and mold
- Extends shelf life of personal care products typically to 6-18 months
- Compatible with most cosmetic ingredients
- Provides emolliency to finished products
Use: Use at 0.3 to 1 percent of the total weight in oil-based products like lotion and scrub (during pre or post emulsification phase). Add the Optiphen when your product is 60°C or below.
Note: Higher temperatures can degrade the preservative.
Application: Useful in creams, sunscreens, lotions, color cosmetics, body washes and shampoo applications.
Ingredients: Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol
Always test formulations. This product is intended for external use only.