Geogard® 221 

INCI Name:

Dehydroacetic Acid (and) Benzyl Alcohol



Geogard® 221 is a clear, light yellow to orange liquid globally approved preservative for cosmetics and toiletries with broad spectrum activity. This preservative is based on dehydroacetic acid (DHA) and benzyl alcohol and meets ECOCERT and COSMOS standards and is effective in a wide pH range.



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CAS Name (Number) & Document Compliance
Dehydroacetic acid (520-45-6) Log in
Water (7732-18-5) Log in
Benzyl alcohol (100-51-6) Log in
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