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Kemaben 3 is a liquid cosmetic preservative extremely powerful and with complete spectrum of antimicrobial activity. It is a synergistic combination of some of the most effective and longest used cosmetic preservatives. Kemaben 3 is an easy to use system that can be employed in a wide range of cosmetics. It is not pH sensitive and does not modify the appearance of formulations. It is globally approved in rinse-off cosmetics.
Kemaben 3 is a preservative system highly effective against Gram-negative bacteria, Gram-positive bacteria, yeasts & moulds.
  • INCI

    Phenoxyethanol, DMDM Hydantoin, Methylparaben, Water, Propylparaben
  • Generic and alternative names

    Chemical Name: 2-Phenoxyethanol; 1,3-bis(hydroxymethyl)-5,5-dimethylimidazolidine-2,4-dione; Methyl 4-hydroxybenzoate; Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate; Aqua

  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Complete spectrum of antimicrobial activity
    • No impact on appearance of personal care products
    • Globally approved for rinse-off products
    • No need for additional preservatives
    • Highest protection for wide range of personal care products
  • Function

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

    For its optimal solubility both in water and oil phase at the use concentrations, Kemaben 3 can be easily incorporated into a wide variety of cosmetic products. It is an ideal system for the preservation of aqueous formulations and emulsions. 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, hand cleaners, intimate, wipes.
    Baby care: shampoos, bath products, gels.
    Raw materials: surfactants.

  • 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

    2 years in original packaging

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