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Kemidant is DMDM hydantoin in powder form at 99% of active. DMDM hydantoin is one of the most used preservatives in cosmetics with more than 40 years of large consumers use and the most powerful antibacterial action. Kemidant powder has a minimum content of free-formaldehyde (0.1% max.) and better safety classification & regulatory profile in comparison to the standard DMDM hydantoin blends. Kemidant is an effective, stable and easy to formulate preservative with greater safety suitable for the protection of wide range of personal care products.
Kemidant is one of the most effective antibacterial agents for cosmetics, highly efficacious against Gram-negative & Gram-positive bacteria, also active against moulds.
  • INCI

    DMDM Hydantoin
  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Highest preservation activity against bacteria. 
    • Over 40 years history of use in wide range of cosmetics.
    • Greater safety classification. 
    • Easy to formulate.
    • Not pH sensitive and effective in wide pH range 3-9.
    • Highly soluble in water. 
    • Does not change odour, colour & viscosity of finished cosmetics. 
    • Stable to storage.
    • Low use levels. 
    • Globally approved in rinse-off.

  • Function

    • Preservative
    • Anti Gram-negative
    • Anti Gram-positive
    • Anti mold
  • Application

    Kemidant can be easily incorporated into wide range of cosmetic formulations for rinse-off, leave-on & wet wipes. For the high water solubility, it is particularly suggested in aqueous systems & 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, handcleaners, intimate, wipes.
    Baby care: shampoos, bath products, gels, lotions, creams, powders, wipes.
    Raw materials: surfactants.

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