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Kem DHA is a broad spectrum preservative based on nature-identical substances. It represents a gentle and efficacious alternative in cosmetic preservation, designed to replace other preservatives which are currently questioned. With global approval in personal care products, Kem DHA is widely used for the protection of a wide range of cosmetics with slight acid pH.
Kem DHA is a well-balanced combination of the antibacterial benzyl alcohol with the antifungal dehydroacetic acid. It provides effective protection against Gram-negative & Gram-positive bacteria as well as against yeasts & moulds. Due to the presence of an organic acid, the antimicrobial activity increases when the pH is lowered with the best effect at acid pH up to 6.5-7.0.
  • INCI

    Benzyl Alcohol, Dehydroacetic acid, Water
  • Generic and alternative names

    Generic Chemical name: Benzyl alcohol; 3-Acetyl-6-methyl-2H-pyran-2,4 (3H)-dione; Aqua

  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Gentle to the skin & broad spectrum preservation.
    • Popular & globally accepted cosmetic preservative.
    • Contains no controversial preservatives.
    • Effective at pH from 3 to 7.
    • Natural certified cosmetics.
    • Cost-effective.

  • Function

    • Preservative;
    • Anti Gram-Negative;
    • Anti Gram-Positive;
    • Water Soluble;
    • Alcohol Soluble;
    • Anti-yeast;
    • Anti-mold
  • Application

    Hair care: gels, shampoos, lotions, conditioners, mousses.
    Body & face care: serums, tonics, gels, lotions, creams, wipes.
    Make-up: foundations, wipes, powders.
    Shaving products: shave soaps, gels, aftershave balms, lotions, creams.
    Sun products: sunscreens, suntans, aftersuns.
    Bath products: shower gels, bubble baths, handcleaners, intimate, oils, powders, wipes.
    Baby care: shampoos, bath products, lotions, creams, oils, powders, wipes.
    Raw materials: surfactants, vegetal extracts.

  • Certifications & Compliance

    • Ecocert,
    • Soil Association,
    • ICEA-AIAB,
    • NaTrue,
    • COSMOS Standard
  • Shelf life

    1 year in original packing

  • Packaging

    • Jerrycans of 5 KG
    • Jerrycans of 10 KG. One large pallet is 96 jerrycans of 10 KG (960 KG). One 20ft container is 10 pallets (9.6 MT);
    • Jerrycans of 25 KG. One large pallet is 48 jerrycans of 25 KG (1200 KG). One 20ft container is 10 pallets (12 MT);
    • Jerrycans of 50 KG
    • Jerrycans of 125 KG
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