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Preservative EPE is a suitable substitute for Optiphen Plus and can be substituted in our formulations.
Optiphen Plus™ is a Paraben Free & Formaldehyde Free highly effective broad spectrum preservative which is suitable for surfactant formulations as well as lotions and creams. It is most effective at pH levels below 6.0 and contributes emolliency to the formulation. (Depending on the formulation, Optiphen Plus has also been proven effective at pH levels above 6.0.)
Optiphen Plus is globally approved, and was developed for those wanting a paraben and formaldehyde-free preservative system, particularly within lower pH systems. It is suitable for skincare, suncare, colour cosmetics and hair care formulations.
Optiphen Plus contains sorbic acid which is effective against fungal and mould attack. Optiphen Plus is the only one in the "family" that offers the broadest protection, and is suitable across most applications and is a highly effective broad spectrum antimicrobial.
Not Suitable for Lip Products
Recommended Usage rate: 0.5-1.5%
|INCI:||Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Sorbic Acid|