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euxyl® K 500

euxyl® K 500

Preservative for cosmetics & toiletries

  • Strong broad spectrum efficacy
  • Vapour phase activity
  • Suitable for neutral pH rinse-off applications
  • Reduced discolouration of organic acids
  • Cost effective

Fields of application

Recommended dosage
Emulsions 0.5 - 1.5 %
Solutions (e.g. shampoos, bath preparations and hand cleansing preparations) 0.2 - 1.0 %
Wet wipes 0.5 - 1.5 %
Other uses Kindly contact us

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Recommended applications

Recommended for rinse-off applications



Recommended for leave-on applications



Recommended for wet-wipes

Additional literature

The efficacy of organic acids depends on the pH-value. The efficiency is increased by reducing the pH-value. Only the free organic acids are biocidal active. The dissociated organic acids are completely ineffective.

The influence of the pH on the performance of euxyl® K 500

The influence of the pH on the performance of euxyl® K 500

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C&T Magazine| 120 |      1-2005