• CAS No.- 6004-24-6
  • INCI.- Cetylpyridinium chloride

Elixi-KON CPC, Cetylpyridinium chloride, is a cationic quaternary compound used as an antimicrobial and cationic surfactant in various cosmetic products.
Elixi-KON CPC is a safe, very efficient & eco-friendly alternative to conventional antimicrobials and preservatives with a broad-spectrum efficacy against gram + and gram bacteria, virus, yeasts and molds.
Elixi-KON CPC is approved by the US FDA as safe and preferred anti-microbial system for use in oral care and to treat plaque including gingivitis.
Elixi-KON CPC, Cetylpyridinium chloride, is a preferred alternative to replace ingredients like Triclosan, triclocarban, Benzethonium chloride, Parabens and Formaldehyde-donors.

Elixi-KON CPC, Cetylpyridinium chloride, can be used alone or in combination with other preservatives to increase its effectiveness.

Recommended use concentration

Max. 0.05 – 2.0% (application restrictions apply)


Fully soluble in water


AppearanceWhite powder
Assay (%)Min. 99.0

• Cetylpyridinium chloride is considered as a safe preservative that can replace parabens, formaldehyde donors and others
• Strong antimicrobial and broad-spectrum activity
• Multifunctional activities:
• Antistatic: Reduces static electricity by neutralizing the electrical charge on a surface
• Deodorant: Reduces or masks unpleasant body odors.
• Emulsifying agent: Promotes the formation of intimate mixtures between not miscible liquids by modifying the interfacial tension (water and oil)
• Hair conditioner: Leaves hair manageable, supple, soft and shiny and or gives volume, lightness and shine.
• Oral hygiene agent: Provides cosmetic effects to the oral cavity (cleaning, deodorization and protection)
• Surfactant: Reduces the surface tension of cosmetics and contributes to the uniform distribution of the product during its use



  • Skin care
  • Make up
  • Hair care
  • Toiletries
  • Sun care
  • Wet wipes
  • Oral care
  • Antiperspirant / deodorants

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