Ashland Progressive Preservatives

Optiphen™ - A Progressive Approach

Optiphen™ preservatives from Ashland offer progressive benefits for personal care formulations. They are compatible with a variety of formulations and are free from parabens, formaldehyde-donors, halogens, and Methylisothiazolinone (MIT). These preservatives offer many great benefits; most of which include effectiveness against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and mold; excellent heat stability; water soluble; and efficacy in a wide pH range.
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Progressive Preservatives

Aromatics with Antimicrobial Properties

Preservative Boosters


HR = Highly Recommended
R = Recommended
S = Suitable
ChemPoint proudly partners with Ashland™ for all their personal care ingredients.  To see other preservative options from Ashland, click here.

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