Caprylhydroxamic Acid performs superbly at neutral pH and has excellent efficacy of fungistatic agents. It is the only organic acid which can maintain unionized state in acid to neutral, strong inhibitory mold(A. Niger). It can also chelate with Fe2+ and Fe3+ excellently. Then, it can stop mold to get Fe. Caprylhydroxamic Acid has the best length (C8) of C chain to promote degradation of cell membrane structures, and it can take the place of traditional preservatives when applied to the cosmetic.
Spec-Chem Industry, Inc. manufactures specialty chemicals for Personal Care and Cosmetics. Their product catalogue includes sunless tanning agents, whitening and skin care, anti-aging and moisturizing, hair care and conditioner, surfactants cationic conditioners, preservatives, herb extracts, anti-wrinkle peptides, caprylhydroxamic acid, ethyl ascorbic acid, arbutin, deoxyarbutin, piroctone olamine and more.