Lexgard® GCP MB

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Pail  (55 lbs)

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Lexgard® GCP MB is a biostatic glyceryl caprylate and fragrance component blend that can aid in the preservation of cosmetic formulations. It can be used as an alternative to parabens, phenoxyethanol, MIT or other preservatives that may be undesirable. It acts as a multi-functional emollient and moisturizer which can be used in skin care creams and lotions, or in surfactant-based products such as shower gels, facial cleansers, and shampoos. It is recommended that Lexgard® GCP MB be used at concentrations of 0.8 - 1.0% w/w. When Lexgard® GCP MB is used in emulsions, it is recommended that it be incorporated into the water phase. It is also soluble in oils and may be used in anhydrous formulas. Lexgard® GCP MB (Phenethyl Alcohol (and) Glyceryl Caprylate) is listed in the China FDA IECIC inventory.
Sustainable product
Product No. 16136057
Supplier Inolex
CAS Number 60-12-8
Synonyms Phenethyl Alcohol and Glyceryl Caprylate
Applications Preservation
Sustainability Characteristics Social impact accreditation, Environmental accreditation


Product Details

Prohibited Uses
Intended For Use Only In Cosmetics. Not to be Used In Food/Ingestible Applications. Not approved as a Pharmaceutical Active.
Phenethyl alcohol (and) Glyceryl Caprylate
California Prop 65
This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or any other reproductive harm.
0.9608 g/cm3 @ 40 °C (104 °F)
Flash Point
110 °C (230 °F) Method: Closed Cup
Solubility in Water

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