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Kemaben ME is a liquid preservative with broad spectrum efficacy comprising the short-chain methylparaben & ethylparaben in phenoxyethanol. Optimized combination with performance equivalent to the standard systems containing longer parabens for the protection of most types of cosmetics.Kemaben ME is a safe and effective blend, offering the advantages of globally accepted cosmetic preservatives of long use history with unsurpassed chemical stability & compatibility.
Kemaben ME is a balanced combination of the fungicidal agents methylparaben & ethylparaben dissolved in phenoxyethanol as bactericidal. It provides effective protection against Gram-negative bacteria, Gram-positive bacteria, yeasts & moulds.
  • INCI

    Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben
  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Complete spectrum & highly effective 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.
    • Colourless & odourless, cause no changes in finished cosmetics.
    • Reduced use levels & budget-friendly costs.

  • Function

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

    Kemaben ME can be incorporated into the aqueous or lipid phase during manufacture. Its limited solubility in water can be improved by gentle heating to 50°C. Alternatively, for aqueous systems that cannot be heated, a concentrate in a suitable solvent such as propylene glycol can be prepared and stirred into water. Can be employed in a wide range of cosmetics for rinse-off, leave-on & wet wipes.
    Typical applications include:
    Hair care: shampoos, lotions, conditioners, gels, mousses.
    Body & face care: serums, tonics, gels, lotions, creams, oils, wipes.
    Make-up: foundations, lipsticks, 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, lotions, creams, oils, powders, wipes.
    Raw materials: surfactants.

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