AakoSun PO is better known as Piroctone Olamine. This product is known for many years as a successor to Ketoconazole as an excellent anti-dandruff agent. More recently it has been discovered that AakoSun PO has a much broader protection range against all kinds of microbiological species.
Is also being used in many preservative formulations at neutral pH, which is important for sunscreen formulations. Combined with AakoSun EHG or other preservative boosters it gives strong preservation of your cosmetic, deodorant or sunscreen formulation.
AakoSun PO is slightly soluble in both water and oil. Freely soluble in 10% ethanol in water. Soluble in solutions containing surfactants in water or in 1-10% ethanol. The solubility of Piroctone Olamine in water varies by pH value. This is a little larger in neutral or weak basic solutions than in acid solutions.
Typical use level is only 0.05 – 0.2%.
Piroctone Olamine is also known under the names Octopirox or PO.
AakoSun PO is available in the following packaging type:
Must been stored in a closed container under dry, cool conditions. Has a minimum shelf life of 3 years under appropriate conditions of storage.