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Optiphen 1 Lb
Optiphen Preservative, Optiphen is a specialized blend of Phenoxyethanol in an emollient base of Caprylyl Glycol. This combination provides optimized protection against microbial growth with the added benefit of imparting exceptional feel to your finished product. Optiphen is paraben free and has no formaldehyde either, making it a great preservative of choice for many products needing effective protection against mold, and bacteria.Recommended usage levels: 0.5 - 1.5%.
Appearance: Clear liquid
Effective pH range: pH 4.0 - 8.0
Optiphen can be used in a wide range of personal care products. One of the best benefits of Optiphen is that it can be used in both aqueous and anhydrous systems and emulsions. Optiphen can be added directly to the formulation during pre- or post-emulsification at or below 100 F.
Optiphen preservative is compatible with most raw materials, and is suitable for use in anhydrous formulations and emulsions, such as creams, lotions, salves, body butters, and body scrubs.
Optiphen is not very water soluble and is NOT recommended for all water products. It is suggested to be used between .5 - 1.5% and is best used in oil based products.
INCI: Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol
Considered a "vegan" product.
1 Pound Size
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