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Kem Diol is a liquid preservative system based on the widely accepted cosmetic preservative phenoxyethanol and caprylyl glycol, a multifunctional ingredient with humectant, wetting agent, viscosity regulator that acts as preservative booster.
This optimized combination provides broad spectrum protection against bacteria, yeasts and moulds to a variety of cosmetics without pH restrictions. Due to the increasing concerns with conventional preservatives in recent years, there is a growing need of alternative in cosmetic preservation. Kem Diol represents a versatile system without controversial ingredients, which meets the more stringent demands of today’s market for safety, efficacy and global approval.
Kem Diol is a broad spectrum preservative blend in which the antimicrobial activity of phenoxyethanol is enhanced by the boosting effect of caprylyl glycol. Caprylyl glycol is a C8 linear diol that increases the effectiveness of phenoxyethanol as promotes the penetration into the microbial cell and reduces the amount of preservative needed. The overall process destabilizes the cell membrane and destroys microorganisms. Therefore caprylyl glycol boosts the performance of phenoxyethanol and helps to decrease the amount of preservative needed improving the preservation safety.
  • INCI

    Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol
  • Generic and alternative names

    Chemical Name: 2-Phenoxyethanol; Octane-1,2-diol

  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Broad spectrum & efficient cosmetic preservation.
    • Based on largely used and non-questioned ingredients.
    • Effective in broad pH range from pH 3 to 10.
    • Colourless & odourless liquid.
    • Highly stable to pH, temperature & discoloration.
    • Versatile system for many cosmetic applications.
    • Globally approved with no restrictions.

  • Function

    • Preservative;
    • Liquid preservative; 
    • Alcohol Soluble;
    • Anti Mold;
    • Anti Yeast;
    • Anti Microbial;
    • Wetting agent
  • Application

    Kem Diol is used for the preservation of a variety of aqueous systems, emulsions and anhydrous systems
    and improve the skin feel of cosmetics. Typical applications include:
    •  Hair care: shampoos, gels, lotions, conditioners, mousses, colourants.
    •  Face & eye care: serums, tonics, gels, lotions, creams, cleansers, masks, wipes.
    •  Make-up: foundations, eyeshadows, eyeliners, mascaras, lipsticks, lip glosses, powders, wipes.
    •  Body, foot & hand care: gels, lotions, creams, exfoliants, oils, wipes.
    •  Shaving products: shaving creams, aftershave, lotions, creams.
    •  Sun care: sunscreens, suntans, aftersuns, gels, milks, creams, oils, sprays, roll ons.
    •  Bath products: shower gels, bubble baths, handcleaners, intimate, oils, powders, wipes.
    •  Baby care: shampoos, bath products, lotions, creams, pastes, oils, powders, wipes.
    •  Raw materials: surfactants, aqueous active ingredients.

  • Shelf life

    2 years 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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