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  • Oil soluble preservative for body balm

    Posted by chem.ist on April 15, 2024 at 4:07 pm


    We have a client coming to us with an issue with one of their existing products. They have a body balm that consists of various oils (95-98% mostly avocado and olive) and an oil thickener. Customers are seeing mold growth after a while because they are encouraged to keep this product in the bathroom shower area.

    They want us to suggest ways to preserve this. Any suggestions on a great oil soluble preservative i can just add to their existing base?


    remakeanddump replied 3 weeks, 1 day ago 4 Members · 3 Replies
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  • PhilGeis

    April 15, 2024 at 7:28 pm


  • Quiny11

    April 22, 2024 at 1:44 pm

    1% phenoxyethanol?

  • remakeanddump

    April 26, 2024 at 7:45 pm

    Euxyl PE 9010

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