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Kemaben 2 is a synergistic combination of established cosmetic preservatives with powerful antimicrobial action, largely used for the protection of an extensive number of personal care products. This is the most popular preservative system with a great history of consumers use. It was the first preservatives blend developed for cosmetics that has become a standard in cosmetic preservation. Kemaben 2 is an unsurpassed preservative with the highest efficacy against bacteria & fungi, very easy to work that causes no changes on the appearance of cosmetics, all at reduced use levels and low cost.
Kemaben 2 is a broad spectrum preservative system highly effective against Gram-negative bacteria, Gram-positive bacteria, yeasts & moulds. The synergism between the components of Kemaben 2 allows formulators to employ lower levels of preservatives improving the safety in use of final cosmetics.
  • INCI

    Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben
  • Generic and alternative names

    Chemical Name: propane-1,2-diol; 1-[1,3-bis(hydroxymethyl)-2,5-dioxoimidazolidin-4-yl]-1,3-bis(hydroxymethyl)urea; Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate; Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate

  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Complete spectrum & powerful preservation.
    • Longest history of safe cosmetic use.
    • Based on well established preservatives.
    • Largely used in wide range of cosmetics.
    • Not pH-sensitive, and effective in pH range 3-8.
    • Soluble in water at the use levels.
    • Does not change odour, colour & viscosity of finished cosmetics.
    • Low use levels & highly competitive costs.

  • Function

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

    Kemaben 2 can be easily incorporated into a broad range of cosmetic products; it is an ideal system for the preservation of aqueous formulations & emulsions. It's compatible with anionic, cationic & non ionic cosmetic ingredients. Typical applications include:
    Hair care: shampoos, conditioners, gels, mousses.
    Body & face care: toners, gels, lotions, creams, wipes.
    Make-up: foundations, eyeliners, mascaras, powders, wipes.
    Sun products: sunscreens, suntans, aftersuns.
    Bath products: shower gels, bubble baths, handcleaners, intimate, wipes.
    Baby care: shampoos, bath products, gels.
    Raw materials: surfactants.

  • Shelf life

    2 years in original packaging

  • 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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