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Kemaben 2ME is a liquid preservative with broad spectrum activity, suitable for the protection of a wide variety of personal care products. This system is a well balanced combination of diazolidinyl urea as antibacterial, methylparaben and ethylparaben as antifungals dissolved in propylene glycol that boosts preservative action. Kemaben 2ME is a variant of Kemaben 2, the most used combination of cosmetic preservatives, based on the shortest chain parabens.
Kemaben 2ME is a broad spectrum preservative system highly effective against Gram-negative bacteria, Gram-positive bacteria, yeasts and moulds.
  • INCI

    Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl urea, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben
  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Complete spectrum & powerful preservation.
    • Based on long used preservatives.
    • Contains the shortest chain parabens.
    • Easy to use system compatible with most cosmetics.
    • Not sensitive to pH and effective in wide pH range 3-8.
    • No changes of colour, odour & viscosity of finished cosmetics.
    • Reduced use levels & highly competitive costs.

  • Function

    • Preservative, 
    • Liquid preservative, 
    • Anti Gram-negative,
    • Anti Gram-positive,
    • Anti-yeast, 
    • Anti-mold.
  • Application

    Kemaben 2ME can be easily incorporated into a broad number of cosmetic products; it is an ideal system for the preservation of aqueous formulations and emulsions. Typical applications include:
    Hair care: shampoos, lotions, conditioners, gels, mousses.
    Body & face care: serums, tonics, gels, lotions, creams, wipes.
    Make-up: foundations, eyeliners, eyeshadows, mascaras, powders.
    Shaving products: shave soaps, aftershave balms, lotions, creams.
    Sun products: sunscreens, suntans, aftersuns.
    Bath products: shower gels, bubble baths, hand cleaners, intimates, powders, wipes.
    Baby care: shampoos, bath products, gels, lotions, creams, powders, wipes.
    • Raw materials: surfactants.

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