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Germaben II Preservative 4 Oz
Germaben II type Preservative System is a very effective preservative system used in a wide variety of cosmetics products.Shampoos, hair conditioners and emulsion products.
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)
The actives are solubilized in propylene glycol, making it easy to use, and incorporate into formulations.
The solubilized combination of Germaben II with Methylparaben and Propylparaben is effective against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and against yeast and mold.
Germaben II is typically used in formulations where the water content is 75% or more. Germaben II is not effective in oil formulations exceeding about 30% or more total by weight. It is compatible with most cosmetic ingredients, surfactants, and proteins.
4 Oz size
Typical pH Range for use is 3-7
Recommended use level: 0.5 – 1.0%
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.
INCI: Propylene Glycol (and) Diazolidinyl Urea (and) Methylparaben (and) Propylparaben
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