optiphen™ od is a global multifunctional additive. The 1,2-alkanediol can be combined with very low doses of preservatives to effectively preserve personal care formulations acting as potentiator. Based on 1,2-octanediol it can be used in a variety of cosmetic formulations. optiphen™ od multifunctional is well known and widely used in personal care applications due to its balanced way of boosting preservative activity and imparting emolliancy while being effective over a very wide pH range.

features and benefits

  • moisturizing agent
  • solvent for active ingredients
  • humectant
  • preservative booster


leave-on +++
rinse-off +++
wet wipes +++

+++ highly recommended

      • INCI
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        Caprylyl Glycol