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Lexgard® HPO

  • Company:

    INOLEX Incorporated

  • INCI Name:

    Caprylyl Glycol (and) Phenoxyethanol (and) Hexylene Glycol

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Lexgard® HPO is a humectant and preservative blend that can aid in the preservation of cosmetic formulations. It can be used as an alternative to parabens or other preservatives that may be undesirable. Lexgard® HPO is a multi-functional emollient, moisturizer and preservative that can confer benefits in cosmetic emulsion systems. Suggested uses are in skin care creams and lotions, or in surfactant-based products such as shower gels, bubble baths, and shampoos. Lexgard® HPO can be used to control microbial growth. It is recommended that Lexgard® HPO be used at concentrations of 0.7% w/w to 1.0% w/w. When Lexgard® HPO is used in emulsions, it is recommended that it be incorporated into the water phase. Lexgard® HPO is also soluble in oils and may be used in anhydrous formulas.

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Name (CAS Number)
1,2-Octanediol (1117-86-8) Sign in to view
2,4-Pentanediol, 2-methyl- (107-41-5) Sign in to view
2-Phenoxyethanol (122-99-6) Sign in to view

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1,2-Octanediol (1117-86-8)
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2,4-Pentanediol, 2-methyl- (107-41-5)
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2-Phenoxyethanol (122-99-6)
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INOLEX is an independent, global specialty ingredients company that delivers safe and sustainably designed beauty care options for brands around the world. Guided by the Principles of Green Chemistry and lifecycle thinking, INOLEX balances technology and nature to create sustainable, life ingredients. Core technologies include Alternative Preservation; High-performance Polymers for Sun Care; Alternatives for Silicones; Natural and Quat-free Cationic Conditioning Agents; and Palm Alternatives, with a focus on plant-based, certified natural options in all categories.

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