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Kemaben 5 is a preservative system with broad spectrum activity based on a well-balanced blend of established cosmetic preservatives. The combination of ingredients of Kemaben 5 is optimized to achieve the higher antimicrobial efficacy at the lowest level of preservatives. The solubility properties of this blend allow its use in a wide range of aqueous and oil-based cosmetic formulations.
Kemaben 5 is a preservative system very effective against Gram-negative bacteria, Gram-positive bacteria, yeasts & moulds. It combines the antibacterial properties of phenoxyethanol with the antifungal activity of three parabens and the boosting effect of propylene glycol.
  • INCI

    Phenoxyethanol, Propylene Glycol, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben
  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Complete spectrum & highly effective preservation.
    • Based on long used cosmetic preservatives.
    • Suitable for use in wide range of cosmetics.
    • Higher solubility in water than other parabens blend.
    • Not sensitive to pH and effective in wide pH range 3-8.
    • Does not change odour, colour & viscosity of finished cosmetics.
    • Globally approved in rinse-off, leave-on & wet wipes.
    • Reduced use levels & competitive costs.

  • Function

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

    Kemaben 5, due to its solubility both in water and oils, can be easily employed in an extremely large number of cosmetic products. Typical applications include:
    Hair care: shampoos, lotions, conditioners, gels, mousses.
    Body& face care: aqueous solutions, tonics, gels, lotions, creams, oils, wipes.
    Make-up: foundations, eyeliners, mascaras, powders, wipes.
    Sun products: sunscreens, suntans, aftersuns.
    Bath products: shower gels, bubble baths, handcleaners, intimate, wipes.
    Raw materials: surfactants.

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