Product Description

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%.

    • EU AND US INCI DECLARATION
    • PHENOXYETHANOL
    • ETHYLHEXYL GLYCERINE

MICROBIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

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.

Solubility Data Of BELGUARD EHG PE (1% w/w at 25 degree C)

Solvent Concentration in percentage
Water Approximately 1%
Ethyl alcohol copiously soluble.
Glycols Freely Soluble.

COMPOSITION

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 Euxyl PE 9010

Technical Data

Description Parameter
Appearance Clear Colourless liquid
Odour Mild Charecteristic
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

Concentration

The recommended concentration for various formulations range from 0.5 -1.0%.

Storage

Store in original container at room temperature.

Expiry Date

Two years from the date of manufacturing.

Packaging

250 kg, 35 kg HDPE drums or HDPE carboy.