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Kemaben DHA is a unique preservative blend based on widely accepted cosmetic preservatives. Optimized combination with broad spectrum activity and superior water solubility provides highly effective protection against both bacteria and fungi to a wide range of personal care products. Kemaben DHA is globally approved and suggested for the preservation of aqueous, emulsions & oil-based formulations with low pH.
Kemaben DHA is a balanced combination of the antibacterial activity of phenoxyethanol with the antifungal activity of methylparaben & dehydroacetic acid. It is effective against Gram-negative bacteria and Gram-positive bacteria, yeasts and moulds. Due to presence of an organic acid, the activity depends on the pH of the formulation, the lower the pH the higher the antimicrobial activity with maximum effect in the pH range 3-6.
  • INCI

    Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Dehydroacetic acid
  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Complete spectrum & highly effective preservation.
    • Based on long used preservatives.
    • Contains only the shortest chain paraben.
    • Easy to use system compatible with most cosmetics.
    • Reduced use levels & budget-friendly costs.

  • Function

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

    Kemaben DHA can be easily incorporated in a wide variety of formulations both aqueous systems and cosmetics with high content of oils. Typical applications include:
    Hair care: shampoos, lotions, conditioners, gels, mousses.
    Body & face care: serums, tonics, gels, lotions, creams, oils, masks, wipes.
    Make-up: foundations, mascaras, wipes.
    Shaving products: shave soaps, gels; after shave balms, lotions, creams.
    Sun products: lotions, creams, oils, sunscreen lipsticks, suntans, aftersun gels.
    Bath products: shower gels, bubble baths, handcleaners, intimate, wipes.
    Baby care: shampoos, bath products, lotions, creams, ointments, oils, wipes.
    Raw materials: surfactants.

  • Shelf life

    1 year in original packaging

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