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 176ÂºF 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 176Â°F (80ÂºC). 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.
California Prop 65 Statement: This product is not on the CA Prop 65 list of toxic chemicals. This product conforms to the reporting requirements of California Proposition 65 (Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986). We are conforming to the regulation by reporting the existence, or lack thereof, of ingredients deemed reportable by the above mentioned regulations via a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), in Section 15 "Regulatory Information." Ingredients from Natural Food Sources (NFS) and are exempt from reporting in accordance with Title 27, Â§ 25501(a).