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Germaben II Liquid Preservative 1 Gallon

Germaben II Liquid Preservative 1 Gallon
Germaben II Liquid Preservative 1 Gallon
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Liquid Preservative

Germaben II Preservative System


INCI: Propylene Glycol (and) Diazolidinyl Urea (and) Methylparaben (and) Propylparaben

Liquid Germaben II is a patented preservative system used in a wide variety of products.

Germaben II actives are solubilized in propylene glycol, making it easy to use, and incorporate into formulations. The solubilized combination of Germall II with Methylparaben and Propylparaben is effective against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and against yeast and mold.

Recommended use level: 0.5 1.0%

Germaben II is compatible with most cosmetic ingredients, surfactants, and proteins.

Typical pH Range for use is 3-7

Germaben II is typically used in formulations where the water content is 75% or more. Germaben II is typically not used or effective in formulations where oil exceeds 30% or more total by weight.

Typically used as .3 to 1.0% of the total weight of your product.

Germaben II is heat sensitive, and needs to be incorporated at temperature at or below 140F degrees or below to effectively inhibit mold and bacterial growth.


Shampoos, hair conditioners and emulsion products.

Most Cosmetics

Lotions and Creams

Hair and Body care products

Normal use levels of 0.3- 1.0 % (total weight)

Can be used in a wide ph range (3.0-7.0)

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