Preservatives Product Trail

  • Looking for preservatives? Short of time? Then why not save time and focus on the ingredients recommended by the experts?

    Julia Wray is Editor of Soap, Perfumery & Cosmetics magazine (SPC) Technical Editor of Cosmetics Business. SPC is the leading international magazine for the cosmetics, toiletries and fragrance industries. With over 90 years at the head of its field, SPC features news, articles, interviews, country profiles and market sector reports. Specialist topics include ingredients, formulation techniques, packaging, claims, regulatory changes and the science behind the brands.

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  • 1) Octiol by Minasolve (Stand J50)
    This hair and skin-conditioning agent has emollient and moisturising properties, but also presents excellent pH-independent antimicrobial properties, and can be used as the sole preservative in a formulation, or as a preservative booster. It is suitable for use in skincare products, toiletries and make-up.

    2) Activonol-EHG by ActivON. Co., Ltd. (Stand H40)
    Korean diols specialist ActivON offers Activonol-EHG, a multifunctional ingredient that acts as an effective deodorant active, but also has an antimicrobial boosting effect when combined with traditional preservatives or other multifunctional ingredients. In addition, it provides a moisturising effect.

    3) Geogard Ultra by Lonza Inc. (Stand J10)
    Lonza will showcase its extensive microbial control portfolio at in-cosmetics Korea; a highlight will be Geogard Ultra from its Geogard line of nextgeneration preservatives. A blend of gluconolactone and sodium benzoate, it is COSMOS and NATRUEcertified, halal and vegan compliant. It offers broad antimicrobial performance and complementary moisturisation benefits.

    4) Caprylhydroxamic Acid by Yantai Aurora Chemical Co., Ltd. (Stand C51) 
    This preservative alternative is an amino acid from coconut oil, which can be used with dihydric alcohol for a ‘preservative-free’ system. China-based Yantai’s Yantai Aurora Chemical Co’s version has been selected for this product trail.

    5) Shines-115P by Shin Seung Hichem Co., Ltd. (Stand E79)
    A brand new emulsifier, Shines-115P also provides antimicrobial activity thanks to substances produced during its natural fermentation process. It can be used as the sole emulsifier in oil-in-water emulsions at a recommended dosage of 3-5%.

    6) BH-800(1,2-Hexanediol) by B&B Co., Ltd. (Stand N30)
    A result of three years of work, Korean group B&B Co has successfully developed high quality, colourless and odourless 1,2-hexanediol with a purity of 99.7%. In addition to its preservation function, it is described as an excellent moisturising ingredient, which also boasts solubilising properties.

    7) WNC-Hydro-FF by Ecotech Inc. (Stand Q19)
    Made from fresh pads of the cactus Opuntia ficus-indica, better known as Barbary fig, this versatile material has a high content of flavonones, polysaccharides, amino acids, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It not only acts as a preservative booster, but as a firming, healing and soothing agent, a moisturiser and an anti-inflammatory. It comes in three forms: white powder, liquid or gel.

    8) Macrocide-OL by Macrocare Tech Ltd. (Stand D20)
    Macrocide-OL is the trade name for Macrocare Tech’s chlorphenesin preservative, which has effective antibacterial and antifungal activity by itself, but also dramatically boosts the effectiveness of other preservatives.

    9) Pentiol Green+TM by Minasolve (Stand J50) 
    The second preservative from Minasolve on this trail is Pentiol Green+, a unique renewable alternative to petrochemical-sourced pentylene glycol, a widely used moisturising and skin-conditioning agent. The ingredient has proven activity against yeasts, moulds and bacteria as an alternative to conventional preservatives in skincare, haircare, make-up and toiletry products. It also acts as a booster for conventional and alternative preservatives. It is COSMOS certified.

    10) InnoGuard 3000 by K1 Solution Co., Ltd. (Stand H21)
    InnoGuard3000 is a natural and safe broad-spectrum antimicrobial grapefruit extract, which is odourless and suitable for use in cosmetics, oral care and toiletries.

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