What is spectrastat?

What is spectrastat?

Spectrastat* is a blend of multifunctional ingredients that allows formulators to use hurdle technology to create self-preserving formulations. A special benefit of Spectrastat is that it performs superbly at neutral pH, a state where many other alternative preservation systems are ineffective.

Is spectrastat Natural?

Spectrastat™ G2 Natural MB is a 100% natural complete system for self-preserving cosmetic and personal care products. Spectrastat™ G2 Natural MB has been demonstrated to be an effective in cleansing compositions, emulsions, wipes lotions and color cosmetics.

What is spectrastat G2n?

Spectrastat G2-N is a natural, patented high-performing biostatic system of multifunctional ingredients that allows formulators to use hurdle technology to create self-preserving formulations. Spectrastat G2-N contains CHA, a novel chelating agent and organic acid that works at a wide range of pH.

Is caprylhydroxamic acid Natural?

We have all heard the many dangers of preservatives in our food, skin, and hair care. Mandana’s new favorite natural preservative is Caprylhydroxamic Acid GG (CHA GG). This ingredient is a 100% natural preservative blend produced from amino acids derived from coconut oil, meaning it’s vegan.

What is Caprylhydroxamic acid?

Caprylhydroxamic acid is a preservative that ensures products stay fresh while on the shelf and in your home. The ingredient is commonly found in conditioner, shampoo, and other items.

What is Caprylhydroxamic acid made from?

coconut oil
What it is: Caprylhydroxamic acid is an amino acid (organic compounds that are essential building blocks of life) derived from coconut oil. What it does: It’s a gentle preservative that ensures product safety and longevity.

Is Caprylhydroxamic acid bad for skin?

The Panel issued a Tentative Report with the conclusion that Caprylhydroxamic Acid is safe in cosmetics in the present practices of use and concentration described in this safety assessment.

Is propanediol a carcinogen?

It is touted as a safer ingredient than propylene glycol (also known as 1,2-propanediol). Propene is converted to propylene oxide, which is known as a probable carcinogen that’s used to create polyurethane plastics, and then the molecules are separated by water to get propylene glycol.

What does propanediol do for the skin?

Propanediol works as a humectant (moisture retaining), solvent (ability to dissolve) and emollient (softener) in skin care products. It is used in different capacities such as moisturizers, serums, creams, lotions, cleansers, toners, eye shadows, antiperspirants, hair colours, eyeliners, foundations, etc.

What is the pH of spectrastat PHL INOLEX?

INCI ADOPTED NAME. Caprylhydroxamic Acid (and) 1,2-Hexanediol (and) Propanediol. GENERAL INFORMATION. Spectrastat™ PHL* is a broad spectrum preservation effect at pH 4 – 8 with high water solubility and formulation clarity; ideal for sensitive skin applications (66% biobased content). Spectrastat™ PHL is It is especially useful in high water,

What can spectrastat be used for without preservatives?

By using Spectrastat in the practice of hurdle technology, formulations that pass challenge tests can be created without the inclusion of traditional preservatives such as for example, parabens, isothiazolinones, and formaldehyde donors. These traditional preservatives are currently seen as undesirable by consumers.

What are the components of spectrastat G2 Natural MB?

Spectrastat™ G2 Natural MB is a 100% natural broad spectrum alternative preservation system comprised of three functional components: • Caprylhydroxamic Acid: A 100% natural organic acid and chelating agent that prevents the growth of yeast and mold in formulation

What kind of emollient is in spectrastat glycol?

Spectrastat includes caprylyl glycol, light, medium spreading emollient, that also have antimicrobial properties, caprylhydroxamic acid (CHA), a chelating agent, and glycerin.