Preservatives

Benzoic acid

  • CAS No.- 65-85-0
  • INCI.- Benzoic acid
     

Benzoic acid is used as a preservative agent used in cosmetics and food. In food, it is used under the name E210

Effective at pH 3 - 6.5.
Little impact on formulation viscosity.
Typically used at 0.3-0.5% as a standalone or in combination with other preservative agents

Specifications

Appearancewhite crystalline powder/flakes
Assaymin. 99,5 %
Melting point121,0-123,5°C

Benefits
• It inhibits the development of the microorganism in the cosmetics.

APPLICATIONS

Cosmetics

• Facial cleansing wipes
• Make-up removing wipes
• Mouthwash
• Baby cleansing wipes
• Shampoo colored / mixed hair