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Spectrastat™ BHL

  • Company:

    INOLEX Incorporated

  • INCI Name:

    Caprylhydroxamic Acid (and) 1,2-Hexanediol (and) Butylene Glycol

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Spectrastat™ BHL is a complete system for self-preserving cosmetic and personal care products. It is especially useful in high water, cold-process applications: e.g. toners, surfactant systems, and wet wipes. It is completely liquid, homogeneous, and pumpable even at low temperatures. Spectrastat™ BHL is suitable for sensitive facial applications, where low irritation is required. Spectrastat™ BHL contains no biocides or typical preservatives. Instead it uses multifunctional agents that have excellent efficacy as biostatic and fungistatic agents. It is ideal for personal care products as an alternative to parabens, phenoxyethanol, MIT or other preservatives that may be undesirable. Spectrastat™ BHL is effective over a broad pH range from pH 4 - 8 with a typical use level of 2.0 - 3.0% (w/w). Spectrastat™ BHL is effective in typical personal care products such as 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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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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