Optiphen Plus Preservative 100ml

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Optiphen Plus is liquid preservative  which offers broad spectrum preservation without parabens or formaldehyde. This preservative functions particularly well in slightly acidic formulations, and is globally approved. Consisting of Phenoxyethanol (an ether alcohol), Sorbic Acid (a natural acid that offers protection from yeast, fungus and mold) and Caprylyl Glycol (an emollient base).  Optiphen PLUS as a preservative offers the following benefits::

  • Its a globally Approved preservative
  • Contains a reliable agent, sorbic acid, for anti-fungal and anti-mold activity
    • unlike Optiphen ND which contains benzoic acid which may be de-activated by non-ionic emulsifiers and surfactants
    • unlike regular Optiphen which contains no acid and no protection from mold, fungus or yeast
  • Its a highly effective broad spectrum antimicrobial agent
  • Its highly effective at pH levels below 6
  • Non-formaldehyde donor
  • Paraben-free
  • Non-isothiazolinone
  • Imparts emollience
  • Compatible with most raw materials for soap, lotion and cream formulations
  • Excellent safety and toxicological profile
  • Heat tolerant to 80 degrees Celsius



    • clear to light yellow non viscous liquid
    • characteristic odour
    • water soluble
    • store tightly closed:  cool, dry, protected from direct sunlight
    • It has a 24 month shelf life when properly stored / handled



    • 0.75 to 1.5%
    • add to water phase or cool down (preferred method)
    • best in formulations with final pH below 6.0
    • may solidify at temperatures below 20 Celsius, if this occurs gently heat and stir to ensure homogeneity
    • NOTE: Every personal care formulation requires a preservative that meets its specific needs.  New, and modified, formulations should be challenge tested to ensure adequate preservation.



Additional information

Weight 50 g


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