Description: Potassium Sorbate Powder, which is a potassium salt of sorbic acid, is used as a preservative in cosmetic formulations. It is a fine white powder that can easily be incorporated into the water phase of formulations. It is effective in formulations with a pH between 2 - 6.5. Potassium Sorbate is effective against fungi, mold and yeast. White, fine powder, no odor. Easily soluble in cold water.
- Effective preservative active against molds, yeast and aerophile bacteria
- Effectiveness is enhanced further by chelating agents (e.g. EDTA)
- Extends shelf life of personal care products typically to several months
- Effective in a wide pH range of (2 to 6.5)
Use: All kinds of cosmetic products like creams, lotions, shampoos, makeup & sunscreen products.
Application: Typical concentration 0.15-0.3% (if used alone) or 0.1-0.2% (if used in combination with other preservatives). For external use only.
Ingredients: Potassium Sorbate