Optiphen Plus is a liquid broad spectrum preservative containing Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol and Sorbic Acid.
Phenoxyethanol is a good bacteria and yeast killer while caprylyl glycol is a good bacteriostatic and bactericide.
Sorbic Acid is a good fungal, mould, and yeast inhibitor at pH 6.0 or less
The combination of these three ingredients makes a wonderful bacteria, yeast, mould, and fungal killing combination suitable for water containing products. It has an excellent safety and toxicological profile.
Paraben Free & Formaldehyde Free
Suitable for surfactant formulations as well as lotions and creams, skincare, suncare, colour cosmetics and hair care formulations.
Usage: 0.75 to 1.5%
Add to water phase or cool down (preferred method)
Heat tolerant to 80 degrees C
Shelf life 24 months
The manufacturing and reselling of formulated cosmetics must comply with the standards of NICNAS
It is a legal requirement that all manufactured cosmetics are safe and are tested for microbial stability.
ACS accepts no responsibility for any products manufactured in whole or part.