Product Description

Liquid product with a Combination of Ethylhexyl Glycerine a multifunctional cosmetic additive along with Benzyl alcohol known for its antimicrobial activity. EHG improves the interfacial tension at the cell membrane of microorganisms improving the preservative activity of Benzyl alcohol. This is the most Eco-compatible preservative that effectively stabilises cosmetic formulations containing Water phase creams, lotions, tonics, Shampoos.


Leave-on, Wet wipes and sensitive applications and concentration can be of Maximum 1.1% as per European, Asian Cosmetic Directive and Cosmetic ingredient Review ( USA).


Benzyl Alcohol 88.5 – 91.5%
Ethyl hexyl Glycerine 8.5 – 11.5%
Tocopherol <=1%
Benzyl Alcohol Ethylhexyl Glycerine
CAS no. 100 -51 - 6 70445-33-9
EINECS No 202-859-9 408-080-2
Chemical Name Benzyl Alcohol 3-(2-Ethylhexyloxy) propane-1, 2-diol
Chemical Formula C 7 H 8 O C 11 H 24 O 3
Molecular wt 108.14 204.306
Structure Benzyl Alcohol Ethylhexyl Glycerine

Technical Data

Description Parameter
Appearance Colourless to light yellow Liquid
Odour Characteristic
Colour (Hazan) Maximum 60
Density at 20 Degree C 1.03 – 1.04
Refractive index at 20 Degree C 1.525 – 1.537
pH value ( 10 grams /1lit at 20Degree C) ~5
Boiling point Range > 100 Degree C
Flash point > 102 Degree C
Solubility Highly soluble in polar solvents such as Propylene Glycol and non- soluble in Non-polar solvents
Water solubility One gram in 100 grams of water at 20 Degree C

Material compatibility

The material can be handled in Stainless steel , Polyethylene (PE), Hard PVC, Polyamide ( PA) and hard Polyvinyl chloride is the most suitable for concentrated product. The sealing material can be Fluorine rubber or Polytetrafluoro ethylene (PTFE).


The material should be stored in original container at room temperature and product must be protected from direct sunlight. If the consumption size is smaller than the original container, it is preferable to close the balance quantity with inert sealing.

Shelf Life

The shelf life is 24 months from the date of manufacturing if the storage condition is maintained as per above instruction.


250 kg , 35 kg in HDPE Barrels or Carboys