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Kem PBD is a liquid system based on globally accepted cosmetic preservatives. This is a balanced and gentle to skin combination with broad spectrum antimicrobial activity, suitable for the protection of rinseoff & leave-on cosmetics with slight acid pH up to 6. Kem PBD represents an effective mild alternative in cosmetic preservation, which may replace paraben blends and other questioned preservatives. This system meets the stringent demands of today’s personal care products for safety and efficacy, allowing the creation of formulations for global distribution.
Kem PBD combines the antibacterial action of phenoxyethanol, the antibacterial/antifungal action of benzoic acid with the antifungal action of dehydroacetic acid. The blend is an optimised combination effective against Gram-negative bacteria, Gram-positive bacteria, yeasts & moulds.
  • INCI

    Phenoxyethanol, Benzoic acid, Dehydroacetic acid
  • Generic and alternative names

    Chemical Name: 2-Phenoxyethanol; Benzoic acid; 3-Acetyl-6-methyl-2H-pyran-2,4 (3H)-dione

  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Globally approved for rinse-off and leave-on
    • Good replacement for paraben blends
    • Highly effective against bacteria, yeasts and molds
    • Very skin friendly preservative
    • Cost effective
  • Function

    • Preservative,
    • Liquid preservative, 
    • Alcohol soluble,
    • Anti Gram-Negative,
    • Anti Gram-Positive,
    • Anti-mold,
    • Anti-yeast,
    • Water soluble
  • Application

    Kem PBD is an effective and skin tolerable preserving system for the control of microbial growth in a wide variety of personal care products for rinse-off & leave-on, particularly aqueous systems and emulsions. Typical cosmetic applications include:
    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.

  • 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
  • Shelf life

    1 year in original packaging

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