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BulkActives are DIY skin care suppliers of skin actives, cosmetic ingredients, cosmeceuticals, active ingredients, and standardized botanical extracts for diy skin care products and homemade cosmetics.
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NEW! Safe, mild and gentle SURFACTANTS for DIY facial wash, body wash & shampoo:
EPE9010 - Ethylhexylglycerin (and) Phenoxyethanol
INCI: Ethylhexylglycerin (and) Phenoxyethanol
Appearance: clear, colourless,nearly colourless liquid
Flash point (DIN 51 758): > 100 °C
Solubility: in emulsions.
pH stability: effective in pH-ranges up to 12
Suggested percentage: 0.5% to 1.1%
Storage: in the original container at room temperature.
Ethylhexylglycerin (and) Phenoxyethanol is used as a preservative for cosmetics and toiletries. The product is used at a recommended use-concentration of 0.5 - 1.0 %. In accordance with the conditions stipulated in Directive 76/768/EEC,
As active substance, phenoxyethanol (90 %) is used in Ethylhexylglycerin (and) Phenoxyethanol. As an auxiliary compound, the formulation additionally contains ethylhexylglycerin in a concentration of 10 %. Both substances have undergone extensive toxicological testing. On the basis of the results, with the given upper concentration limit of 1.1 %, Ethylhexylglycerin (and) Phenoxyethanol can be considered safe for the preservation of cosmetics and toiletries.
Furthermore a skin tolerability study (occlusive patch test) of Ethylhexylglycerin (and) Phenoxyethanol compared to phenoxyethanol showed that there is no difference in skin tolerability between Ethylhexylglycerin (and) Phenoxyethanol and phenoxyethanol. During the entire test period no reactions neither to phenoxyethanol nor to used in the maximum use concentrations could be observed. This skin tolerability test has been carried out on Caucasian skin in Germany and on Japanese skin in Japan.
DISCLAIMER:Any statements about products sold by BulkActives have not been evaluated by the FDA. Products sold by BulkActives are not intended to be used as nutritional supplements. Products sold by BulkActives are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.