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Kemidant K is a complete preservative blend based on the long used cosmetic ingredients DMDM Hydantoin and Potassium sorbate. It is an optimised aqueous combination with broad spectrum activity and high antimicrobial efficacy designed for the preservation of a wide variety of cosmetics in the acid pH range.
Kemidant K represents an ideal alternative for formulators looking for a strong and easy to work preservative, effective at lower levels and with reduced in-use cost. It is particularly recommended in most difficult to preserve cosmetics where other mild preservatives failed.
Kemidant K is highly effective against Gram-negative bacteria, Gram-positive bacteria, yeasts & moulds. The combination of the high antifungal activity of Potassium sorbate with the strong antibacterial activity of DMDM Hydantoin results in a broad spectrum preservative system bactericidal at 0.1% and fungicidal at 0.4%.
  • INCI

    DMDM Hydantoin, Water, Potassium Sorbate
  • Generic and alternative names

    Chemical Name: 1,3-bis(hydroxymethyl)-5,5-dimethylimidazolidine-2,4-dione; Potassium (E, E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate; Aqua

  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Strong protection against molds, yeasts and bacteria
    • Very cost effective in formulations with pH up to 6
    • Globally approved in rinse-off products
    • Great for hard to preserve personal care products
    • Good stability against discoloration
  • Function

    • Preservative,
    • Liquid preservative,
    • Alcohol soluble,
    • Anti Gram-Negative,
    • Anti Gram-Positive,
    • Anti-mold,
    • Anti-yeast,
    • Water soluble
  • Application

    Kemidant K provides the benefits of a liquid blend which can be easily incorporated in a wide range of cosmetic products. For its high water solubility it is particularly suggested in aqueous formulations, surfactants-based and emulsions. Typical applications include: • Hair care: shampoos, lotions, conditioners, gels, mousses. • Body & face care: serums, tonics, gels, lotions, creams, wipes. • Make-up: foundations, eyeliners, mascaras, powders, wipes. • Shaving products: shave soaps, gels, aftershave balms, lotions, creams. • Sun products: sunscreens, suntans, aftersuns. • Bath products: shower gels, bubble baths, handcleaners, intimate, powders, wipes. • Baby care: shampoos, bath products, gels, lotions, creams, powders, wipes. • Raw materials: surfactants, vegetal extracts.
  • Packaging

    • Jerrycans of 5 KG
    • Jerrycans of 10 KG. One large pallet is 96 jerrycans of 10 KG (960 KG). One 20ft container is 10 pallets (9.6 MT)
    • Jerrycans of 25 KG. One large pallet is 48 jerrycans of 25 KG (1200 KG). One 20ft container is 10 pallets (12 MT)
    • Jerrycans of 50 KG
    • Jerrycans of 125 KG
  • Shelf life

    1 year in original packaging minimum

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