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Verstatil® BL non GMO

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Verstatil® BL non GMO is a synergistic blend of sodium benzoate with the skin conditioning agent levulinic acid, derived from non-GMO sources. This raw material has an excellent antimicrobial activity and can be applied in natural cosmetics. Verstatil® BL non GMO is perfectly suitable for surfactant based products and tonics. The combination with antimicrobial surface active substances (e.g. dermosoft® GMCY) is recommended to improve the performance against fungi in emulsions.

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Name (CAS Number)
Pentanoic acid, 4-oxo-, sodium salt (19856-23-6) Sign in to view
Water (7732-18-5) Sign in to view
Sodium benzoate (532-32-1) Sign in to view

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Name (CAS Number)
Pentanoic acid, 4-oxo-, sodium salt (19856-23-6)
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Sodium benzoate (532-32-1)
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The brand Dr. Straetmans is known for ground-breaking developments in the field of antimicrobials.

Under the trade names dermosoft® and Verstatil®, multifunction­al and antimicrobial ingredients became synonyms for pioneering inventions in the field of preservation of cosmetic products. Con­sultancy and microbiological services are further elements of the approach to provide ideal preserving solutions for individual customer demands.

Besides antimicrobial protection, the dermofeel® product line offer cosmetic additives able to effectively protect ingredients against oxidation. Expanding the term “protection”, the Evonik Dr. Straetmans portfolio comprises antimicrobial and antioxidant skin actives and beyond that a range of deodorant products.

Most products derive from natural, sustainable resources and are used in the main brands of certified natural cosmetics. Due to working with natural raw materials over decades, the brand Dr. Straetmans also stands for comprehensive expertise in natural cosmetics.

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