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Kem Diol 10 is a liquid preservative based on the globally accepted preservative Phenoxyethanol enhanced by the multifunctional Caprylyl glycol that has an emollient and preserving boosting effect.This combination provides broad spectrum protection to a variety of cosmetics without pH restrictions and with no impact on the odour, colour and viscosity of formulations.
Kem Diol 10 is an efficient and versatile alternative in cosmetic preservation without controversial ingredients that meets the stringent demands of modern market for safety, efficacy and global approval.
Kem Diol 10 is a broad spectrum preservative active against bacteria & yeasts with limited action on moulds. In this system the Caprylyl glycol boosts the antimicrobial performance of Phenoxyethanol and help to decrease the amount of preservative needed. Caprylyl glycol is a C8 linear diol that acts as preservative booster, it destabilizes the microbial membrane and promotes the entry of phenoxyethanol into the microbial cell.
  • 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.
    • Versatile & cost effective alternative.
    • Colourless & odourless liquid not sensitive to pH.
    • No significant effects on final viscosity.
    • Soluble in water at the use levels.
    • For clear aqueous cosmetics, solutions & gels.
    • Globally approved with no restrictions.

  • Function

    • Preservative;
    • Liquid preservative; 
    • Alcohol soluble;
    • Anti-microbial;
    • Anti-yeast,
  • Application

    Kem Diol 10 can be used for the preservation of a wide variety of aqueous cosmetics, emulsions and anhydrous systems. Improves the skin feel of personal care products with no significant reduction of final viscosity. Typical applications include:
    •  Hair care: gels, shampoos, lotions, conditioners, mousses, colourants.
    •  Face & body care: serums, tonics, gels, lotions, creams, cleansers, oils, sticks.
    •  Make-up: foundations, eyeshadows, eyeliners, mascaras, sticks, powders.
    •  Sun care: sunscreens, suntans, aftersuns, gels, milks, creams, oils, sprays, roll-ons.
    •  Bath products: shower gels, bubble baths, hand-cleaners, intimates, oils, powders.
    •  Baby care: shampoos, bath products, lotions, creams, pastes, oils, powders.
    •  Raw materials: surfactants, oils.

  • 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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