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Kemidant L is 55% water solution of DMDM Hydantoin, one of the most popular and largely used cosmetic preservatives for over 30 years. Extremely easy to use option, highly effective in wide pH range, it does not modify the appearance of finished cosmetics.
Kemidant L is one of the most powerful preservative agent against Gram-negative bacteria & Gram-positive bacteria; it is also active against moulds.
  • INCI

    DMDM Hydantoin, Water
  • Generic and alternative names

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

  • Claims / benefits / efficacy

    • Proven track record in personal care
    • Good preservation against bacteria and molds
    • Low cost system
    • Does not change appearance of personal care products
  • Function

    • Alcohol soluble
    • Anti Gram-Negative
    • Anti Gram-Positive
    • Anti-mold
    • Preservative
    • Water soluble
  • Application

    Kemidant L can be easily incorporated in a wide range of cosmetic formulations. For its high water solubility it is particularly suggested in aqueous formulations & 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.

  • 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

    2 years

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