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  • Company:

    INOLEX Incorporated

  • INCI Name:

    Caprylhydroxamic Acid (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Glycerin

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Spectrastat™ is a complete system for self-preserving cosmetic and personal care products. Spectrastat™ contains no biocides or traditional preservatives. Instead it uses multifunctional agents that have excellent efficacy as biostatic and fungistatic agents. Spectrastat™ is ideal for personal care products as an alternative to parabens, phenoxyethanol, MIT or other preservatives that may be undesirable. Spectrastat™ is effective over a broad pH range from pH 4 - 8 with a typical use level of 0.8 - 1.5% (w/w). Spectrastat™ may be used in emulsion, anhydrous, and surfactant systems. These include creams, lotions, shower gels, and color cosmetics. It may be added to the water phase, at ambient or hot temperatures, or may be added post-emulsification of O/W emulsions.

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1,2,3-Propanetriol (56-81-5) Sign in to view
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1,2,3-Propanetriol (56-81-5)
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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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