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Kemaben 4IB is a preservative blend with broad spectrum efficacy based on the combination of five parabens dissolved in Phenoxyethanol. This is one of and most popular preservation system for cosmetics with long history of consumer use and well known effectiveness in wide range of cosmetic applications.
Kemaben 4IB is a synergistic combination of cosmetic preservatives effective against Gram-negative & Gram-positive bacteria, very effective against yeasts & moulds also at low levels.
  • INCI

    Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben
  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Complete spectrum & highly effective preservation.
    • Based on long used cosmetic preservatives.
    • Very popular system largely used in wide range of cosmetics.
    • Not sensitive to pH and effective in wide pH range 3-8.
    • Does not change odour, colour & viscosity of finished cosmetics.
    • Reduced use levels & competitive costs.

  • Function

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

    Kemaben 4IB can be used in an extended range of cosmetics for leave-on & rinse-off, it is among the most used systems for the preservation of surfactants, emulsions, oils & wet wipes.
    Typical applications include:
    Hair care: shampoos, lotions, conditioners, gels, mousses, sprays, oils.
    Body & face care: tonics, gels, lotions, creams, oils, wipes.
    Make-up: foundations, eyeliners, eyeshadows, mascaras, powders, wipes.
    Sun products: sunscreens, suntans, aftersuns, sprayables.
    Bath products: shower gels, bubble baths, handcleaners, intimates, wipes.
    Raw materials: surfactants.

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