Preservative blend consisting of Methyl p-hydroxybenzoate, Ethyl p-hydroxybenzoate, and Phenoxyethanol.Phenonip® ME is a broad spectrum antimicrobial agent comprising a synergistic blend of esters of para-hydroxybenzoic acid (parabens) in phenoxyethanol designed for preservation of a wide range of cosmetics and toiletries.
activity against gram positive and gram negative bacteria, yeasts and molds.
It protects most types of personal care products from microbial contamination. the correct use concentration depends upon several factors, including the chemical and physical nature of the product, its ability to support microbial growth and the likelihood of recontamination during use.
it will preserve cosmetics and toiletries when incorporated at concentrations from 0.25 % to 1.2 %. The higher concentrations are generally required only for formulations which, by nature, are particularly difficult to preserve.