Preservative Boosters, Humectants & Solvents


  • CAS No.- 70445-33-9
  • INCI.- Ethylhexylglycerin

Elixi-CARE EHG, Ethylhexylglycerin, is a globally approved and multifunctional cosmetic ingredient. Additionally, it is a non-irritating ingredient and can be used safely for all kinds of skin types and in many different application areas.
As an emollient and mild humectant, Elixi-CARE EHG is able to improve the skin feeling of cosmetic formulations.
As a well-known deodorant active ingredient, it inhibits the growth of odor-causing bacteria. As an active with antimicrobial boosting capacities,
Elixi-CARE EHG, Ethylhexylglycerin, will enhance the microbiological efficacy of different traditional preservative ingredients / systems and other cosmetic ingredients.

It’s a multifunctional ingredient: moisturizer and preservative booster which can be used in cosmetic emulsion systems such as skin care creams and lotions, in wet wipes, deodorants or in surfactant-based products such as shower gels, facial cleansers, and shampoos.

Recommended use concentration

0.1 % - 1.0 %


Low solubility in water but fairly soluble in alcohols, glycols and mineral oils


AppearanceClear colorless liquid
OdorCharacteristic odor to odor free
Assay (%)Min. 99.0
Tocopherol (%)Max. 0.1

• Excellent booster for different preservative active ingredients
• Improves moisturizing efficiency
• Non skin sensitizer or irritating different skin types
• Excellent sensory profile
• Highest purity and more or less odorless
• Easy to use liquid ingredient with global approvals
• Extremely good temperature and pH stability



  • Skin care
  • Sun care
  • Baby care
  • Deodorants
  • Toiletries
  • Make up
  • Oral care
  • Hair care
  • Wet wipes (including facial masks)

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