optiphen™ po preservative contains the antimicrobial active phenoxyethanol. It is a well known active with good market reputation and global approval. The excellent pH compatibility allows its use in acidic and even alkaline formulations as well as a variety of other cosmetic formulations. It can be used alone and functions synergistically with other preservatives. optiphen™ po preservative is applicable for use in a variety of rinse off personal care preparations such as shampoos and conditioners. It is also well-suited for care-cosmetics like creams, emulsions, lotions, wet wipes, and gels.

features and benefits

  • microbiostatic activity
  • wide pH 3 to 10


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

++ recommended

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