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Product Code: FSSB22039

2 oz
8 oz
1 lb (500 grams)
1 kg (2.2 lbs)
5 kgs (11 lbs)
20 kgs (44 lbs)



Optiphen® is a liquid, paraben-free and formaldehyde-free preservative used in aqueous formulations, anhydrous formulations, and in emulsions. Optiphen® is a globally approved preservative system developed by ISP consisting of Phenoxyethanol and Caprylyl Glycol. A true, multi-functional ingredient, caprylyl glycol also acts as a humectant and wetting agent in cosmetic and skin care formulations in addition to providing viscosity modification in some formulations. Optiphen not only provides broad spectrum preservation against bacteria, yeast and mold, the presence of caprylyl glycol imparts an exceptional feel to the finished formulation making it useful in creams, sunscreens, lotions, color cosmetics, body washes and shampoo applications.

Optiphen® is suitable for formulations and emulsions, such as creams, lotion, salves and body butters. Optiphen® can destabilize some emulsions so for most emulsions, it is recommended that Optiphen be added during or post-emulsification at or below 37.7°C (100°F)

Ashland Chemical is the manufacturer and owner of the trademark Optiphen

Storage: Protected from direct light and humidity at a temperature of 50°-77°F (10°-25°C)
Shelf life: 12 months, properly stored, in sealed container.
This product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rate.

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