Optiphen Plus


Optiphen Plus offers broad spectrum preservation and is internationally accepted.

Grouped product items
Product Name Qty
Optiphen Plus - Sample
Optiphen Plus - 1 lb
Optiphen Plus - 3.5 lbs
Optiphen Plus - 7 lbs
Optiphen Plus - 35 lbs
Optiphen Plus is a broad-spectrum preservative that was developed as an alternative for cosmetic formulations to paraben and formaldehyde and is globally approved. The Phenoxyethanol is an ether alcohol used to preserve personal care products, while Sorbic acid helps to lower pH and functions as a complementary preservative. Caprylyl glycol is an emollient base, giving the final formula an exceptional feel. 

Appearance: Clear to yellow liquid.

Processing: Synthetic

Country of Origin: USA
Add before or after emulsification at or below 176F. If adding to lotions or creams, best performance is at 110F or below. Works best in formulations with a pH below 6.0.
Can be added to any phase, but should not be heated beyond 80C/176F.

Usage rate: 0.75% - 1.5%


INCI: Phenoxyethanol, Capryl Glycol, Sorbic Acid

Warning Statements:

Not for internal consumption. For external use only.

Pregnant or lactating people or those with known medical conditions should consult with a physician prior to using product.


Please note that our suggested usage instructions are intended to serve as a guide. Due to the unique nature of each ingredient, it is important to always research and consult with a qualified professional as needed, prior to use. Usage guidelines can change and you are responsible for adhering to local regulations. EWL cannot be held responsible for any harm caused due to the misuse of these ingredients.

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