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BELGUARD EHGPE is a combination of Phenoxyethanol and Ethylhexyl Glycerine in the weight ratio of 90:10 respectively.
It is a Paraben free alternative to traditional preservative. A reliable biodegradable innovative preservative that offer a broad balanced spectrum effect on bacteria, yeast and mould fungi . The addition of EHG affects the interfacial tension at the cell membrane of microorganisms, enhancing the preservative activity of Phenoxyethanol.
The blend is suitable for Leave on and Rinse off cosmetic formulations. It is not animal sourced, is gluten free and bio-degradable. The recommended concentration for various formulations range from 0.5 -1.0%.
Belguard EHGPE is broad spectrum preservative and effective against Gram positive, Gram negative, yeast and mould fungi. We are tabulating below the Minimum inhibitory concentration of few organisms which was carried out for 72 hours at various concentrations.
|Solvent||Concentration in percentage|
|Ethyl alcohol||copiously soluble.|
|Product Name||BELGUARD EHGPE|
|CAS No.||Phenoxyethanol -122-99-6 and Ethyl hexyl glycerin- 70445-33-9|
|Einecs No.||204 -589 -7 ; 408 -08 -02|
|Synonyms||Ethylhexyl Glycerin & Phenoxyethanol blend|
|Appearance||Clear Colourless liquid|
|Colour Index (APHA)||50 Max|
|Relative Density @200C||1.087 to 1.0923|
|Refractive Index @200C||1.522 to 1.534|
|% Ethylhexylglycerine w/w||8.5 to 11.5|
|% Phenoxyethanol w/w||88.5 to 91.5|
|Free Phenol||Max 10 ppm|
The recommended concentration for various formulations range from 0.5 -1.0%.
Store in original container at room temperature.
Two years from the date of manufacturing.
250 kg, 35 kg HDPE drums or HDPE carboy.