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Aako BV
P.O. Box 205
3830 AE Leusden
The Netherlands
KvK 31009627

Nipaguard BPX

CAS number:
122-99-6, 52-51-7
Phenoxethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-diol
EINECS number:
204-589-7, 200-143-0
Preservative / Biocide
Non Governmental organization

General description

Preservative blend consisting of Methyl Parahydroxy-benzoate, Propyl Parahydroxybenzoate Bronopol and Phenoxyethanol.

Nipaguard BPX is a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent comprising a synergistic blend of esters of para-hydroxybenzoic acid (parabens) and Bronopol in Phenoxyethanol designed for preservation of a wide range of cosmetics and toiletries. Nipaguard BPX is ideal for all difficult to preserve formulations, such as wet wipes and sun screen formulations.


Typical use concentrations of Nipaguard BPX are 0.3 -0.7 %. Nipaguard BPX provides activity against Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria, yeasts and molds.
It retains activity in the presence of most cosmetic ingredients.
Nipaguard BPX is up to 0.7 % soluble in water, readily soluble in oil phase ingredients and in many organic solvents.

pH stability
Nipaguard BPX remains fully stable over a wide pH range from 4.5- 8.5.

Temperature stability
Nipaguard BPX should be incorporated during the cooling stage of hot processes. The recommended maximum handling temperature is 40°C.

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