Preservatives are added to products to prevent decomposition by microbial growth or by undesirable changes. Biocides are added to protect the formulation against biological infestation and growth.
Bronidox® L is an almost colourless transparent liquid of propylene glycol and 5-bromo-5-nitro-1,3-dioxane. The product is suitable for the preservation of cosmetic surfactant preparations which are rinsed off after application and do not contain secondary amine. Bronidox® L is temperature stable up to 40°C.
Irgacare® MP is a highly efficient broad-spectrum antimicrobial based on Triclosan. The product shows activity against gram–negative and gram–positive bacteria as well as yeast and fungi.
Bronidox® types are used in shampoos, foam bath, hand cleansing pastes, other surfactant preparations, and rinse off products for pH 5-8.
Irgacare® is widely used in personal care and human hygiene applications.
Irgacare® MP is a medical grade especially designed for incorporation into oral care applications.