Use in lotion, body wash, shampoo, conditioner scrubs and sprays. Effective at pH levels below 6.0. Highly effective broad spectrum antimicrobial preservative. No formaldehyde donors. Paraben-free.
Compatible with most raw materials. Contains sorbic acid which offers protection for anti-fungal and anti-mold activity.
Optiphen Plus can thin out some formulas-proper testing should be done. Country Of Origin: United States Why People Use This Product: To prevent bacteria, mold and fungal growth in products. Popular Products That Use This Ingredient: Lotions. Creams. Not for Lips. Interesting Facts: Paraben Free. Formaldehyde Free.
Manufacturing Temperatures: No Higher than 176ºF Formula pH: Best Below 6.0 Effective Against: Bacteria, Mold, Yeast International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI): Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid Common Name Ingredient Listing (FDA Approved): Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sorbic Acid Directions:
DIRECTIONS: Slowly stir into liquids at a temperature below 176°F (80ºC). Common use levels for the oil are lotions and creams 0.75-1.5%. This product preserves water and oil based products with a pH below 6.0. TIPS: Performs best when formulation pH levels are below 6.0. The recommended usage rates are provided only as a guideline to provide proper preservation. Adding at end of emulsion when product is coolest gives best results. All new formulations should be tested to ensure preservative efficacy.
STORAGE: Store in an airtight, cool, dark location. When stored properly, best used within 1 year from date of purchase. WARNING: NOT APPROVED FOR LIP PRODUCTS. CAUTION: Keep out of reach of children and pets. Recommended usage rates are provided only as a guideline for proper preservation. All new formulations should be challenge tested to ensure preservative efficacy.