Inci Name:

Polyaminopropyl Biguanide

Chemical Name:

PHMB is a Formaldehyde free, Halogen free, Paraben free, aqueous-based cationic preservative, active against spoilage bacteria. Its gentle nature makes it ideal for both rinse-off and leave-on applications. It is available as a 20% water solution. The recommended use level is up to .03% active (1.5% of the 20% water solution). PLEASE NOTE that this product is incompatible with anionic surfactants and soaps, and should be kept at a pH below 8.0 and should not be heated above 80 degrees C.

Uses & Applications

Personal Care: Antimicrobial used in shampoo, hair care products, skin cream, lotion and moisturizer, sunscreen and wet wipes

Cosmetics: Antimicrobial used in mascara, eye liner and make-up remover

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