The DMDM hydantoin preservative is in cosmetic products to prevent the growth of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast and mold. This preservative for lotions and creams is compatible with cations, anions, non-ionic surfactants, emulsifiers and protein-rich solutions. The fungicide remains stable in a wide range of pH values and temperatures.
Chemical composition: DMDMH
Physical and chemical features
|Appearance||Colorless or light yellow liquid|
|pH||6 ~ 7|
|Effective components (%)||55±2|
|Density(25℃ g/cm3)||1.150 ~ 1.180|
|Recommended dosage(%)||0.1 ~ 0.3|
|Solubility||Soluble in water and lower alcohol|
|Storage||Dark, cool, dry place, sealed|
Packaging: 25Kg/barrel, 200kg/barrel
Users should protect against contact with skin and eyes. If the cosmetic preservative does touch skin or eyes, rinse immediately with water.