Euxyl PE 9010 Preservative
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Product description euxyl ® PE 9010 is a liquid cosmetic preservative based on phenoxyethanol and ethylhexylglycerin. The addition of ethylhexylglycerin affects the interfacial tension at the cell membrane of microorganisms, improving the preservative activity of phenoxyethanol. euxyl® PE 9010 has a broad, balanced spectrum of effect against bacteria, yeast and mold fungi.
INCI: Phenoxyethanol Ethylhexylglycerin
Indications for use:
General: euxyl® PE 9010 is stable to hydrolysis, temperature and pH. As a result of the good solubility of euxyl® PE 9010, an easy dispersion in the various systems even at low temperature is possible. euxyl® PE 9010 is effective in pH-ranges up to 12.
Emulsions: are preserved with 0.5 – 1.0% euxyl® PE 9010.
Solutions: euxyl® PE 9010 is clearly soluble in use concentration of 0.5 – 1.0%. It can tolerate high salt content. A high load of surfactants can result in a loss of efficacy.
Wet wipes: For wet tissues, good preservation results are achieved with 0.5 – 1.0% euxyl® PE 9010.
Natural products Formulas containing natural raw materials have a higher risk for microbial contamination. Microorganisms introduced by this pathway are quickly eliminated by euxyl® PE 9010. For other uses please contact your local representative