Optiphen Plus was developed as an alternative for cosmetic formulations to paraben and formaldehyde and is globally approved. The Phenoxyethanol is an ether alcohol used to preserve personal care products, while Sorbic acid helps to lower pH and functions as a complementary preservative. Caprylyl glycol is an emollient base, giving the final formula an exceptional feel.
Appearance: Clear to yellow liquid.
Processing: Naturally derived.
Country of Origin: USA
Add before or after emulsification at or below 176F. If adding to lotions or cremes, best performance is at 110F or below. Works best in formulations with a pH below 6.0.
Ingredient Function: Preservative (Broad Spectrum)
Recommended Usage Rate: 0.50%-1.50%
How to Store: Store in a cool, dry ventilated area.
Solubility: (g/100g solvent at 25C)
Ethanol: 100 miscible
Propylene Glycol: 100 miscible
Glycerin: 100 misible
Warnings: Pregnant or lactating people, or those with known medical conditions should consult with a physician prior to using product.
INCI: Phenoxyethanol, Capryl Glycol, Sorbic Acid