DMDM Hydantoin (DMDMH)

Chemical Name:
Dimethyl Dimethylol Hydantoin
  • Product Details & Information

    DMDMH is Halogen and Paraben free, and is highly effective against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria in both leave-on and rinse-off products such as shampoo, liquid soap, shower gel, conditioner, body lotion, skin creams, sunscreen, eye cream, hair gel and make-up remover. Due to high water solubility, it can be added to aqueous systems without heating, making it easy to use.

  • Uses & Applications

    Personal Care: A highly effective antimicrobial used in shampoo, hair conditioner, creams and lotions and other water-based personal care products

    Preservatives: A highly effective and water soluble antimicrobial preservative used in personal care product applications

  • Grades and Forms Available

    55% Kosher

  • Packaging

    Drums, IBC's

  • Shelf Life

    Two Years from Date of Manufacture when stored according to MSDS recommendations

  • INCI Name

    DMDM Hydantoin

Sales Specifications of DMDM Hydantoin 55% Kosher Liquid

ParametersSpecificationsTest Methods
INCI Name DiMethyl DiMethylol Hydantoin (55% aqueous)
DESCRIPTION Clear, slightly viscous liquid with a faint characteristic odo
Clarity and Color of Solution Passes Test
Odor Passes Test
Color APHA 0.0 – 20.0
Specific Gravity/Density @ 20ºC 1.145 – 1.160
pH 6.5 – 7.5
Total Formaldehyde % 17.000 – 18.500
Free Formaldehyde % 0.0 – 1.0
Moisture (KF), % 44.0 – 46.0
Specs & MSDS of DMDMH