Phenoxyethanol is a preservative used in cosmetics and personal care products. It is active against gram-negative bacteria but weak against mold and yeast and therefore should be used with other preservatives or preservative booster.
Appearance: Clear liquid
Country of Origin: USA
Stable up to 185F, Phenoxyethanol can be added before or after emulsification. It is inactivated by highly ethoxylated compounds. pH of final formula can be 3-10 depending on co-preservatives.
Ingredient Function: Co-Preservative
Usage Rate Range: 0.25%-1%
Solubility: Soluble in oil, glycerin, glycol & partially soluble in water.
How to Store: Store in a cool, dry place.
Warnings: Pregnant or lactating people, or those with known medical conditions should consult with a physician prior to using product.