Elixi-KON CHG20

  • CAS No.- 18472-51-0
  • INCI.- Chlorhexidine digluconate

Elixi-KON CHG20, Chlorhexidine digluconate, is a disinfectant with antiseptic effect against a broad spectrum of microorganisms such as Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, and also against fungi. 
Elixi-KON CHG20 is a topical antimicrobial agent and disinfectant used to treat fungus, bacteria and other skin infections. In cosmetic formulations it is mainly used as an antiseptic, an oral care agent and / or preservative active.
As a biocidal agent, Elixi-KON CHG20 helps cleaning the skin and eliminating odors by destroying the growth of microorganisms.
Elixi-KON CHG20, Chlorhexidine digluconate, is widely used in different oral care applications due to its ability to eliminate plaque formation.
As an ingredient with antibacterial properties, Elixi-KON CHG20 is also a very effective preservative that protects a cosmetic formulation from contamination and spoilage. In deodorants it can play an active role in reducing the proliferation of bacteria responsible for body odor.
Elixi-KON CHG20, Chlorhexidine digluconate, can be found in various personal care products such as mouthwash, hair dye, foundation, anti-aging treatment, facial moisturizer, sunscreen, eye make up, acne treatment, exfoliant/scrub, cleanser and after shave.

Elixi-KON CHG20 can be used as a preservative or antimicrobial agent in cosmetic products at concentrations up to 0.3 % as established by the European Cosmetics Directive.

Recommended use concentration

Max. 0.3 % (as Elixi-KON CHG20)


Fully soluble in water


AppearanceAlmost colorless or pale yellowish liquid
Assay (%)19 – 21

• Polyvalent preservative 
• Easy to use liquid 
• High efficacy 
• Can be used for mucous membranes application areas



  • Skin care
  • Sun care
  • Baby care
  • Deodorants
  • Toiletries
  • Make up
  • Oral care
  • Hair care

Natural extracts