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Propyl Paraben (Cosmetic Grade)

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This highly efficacious preservative which has been around for hundreds of years is sourced from para-hydroxybenzoic acid (PHBA) that occurs naturally in many fruits and vegetables. It marks its use in personal care, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, and food industries.

Documents: Certificate of Analysis (COA), Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), Technical Data Sheet

    Features, Benefits & Applications


    Protects against:
    – Gram positive bacteria: Yes
    – Gram negative bacteria: Yes
    – Fungi: Yes

    -Propylparaben functions as a preservative in cosmetics and personal care products.
    -Further, by limiting the growth of bacteria and fungi, preservatives like isobutylparaben help keep us safe from infection and other diseases.


    Parabens (methyl paraben, propyl paraben) are widely used as preservatives by pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. They are effective preservatives in many types of formulae. These compounds and their salts are used mainly for their antifungal and antibacterial properties.



    -CAS#: 94-13-3
    -INCI: Propyl 4-hydroxybenzoate
    -Trade name(s) of preservative: 4-Hydroxybenzoesäurepropylester, Propyl paraben, Propyl p-hydroxybenzoate, Propyl parahydroxybenzoate Nipasol.
    -Appearance: Powder.
    -Natural or synthetic: Synthetic
    -Solubility: Sodium Based is Water-Soluble, Plain is Insoluble in Water
    -Odour: Characteristic
    -Form: Powder
    -Consistency: Solid

    Shelf Life: 2 Years
    *Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.

    Country of Origin: India

    Usage & Storage

    Recommended Usage: 0.02%-0.06% in formulations

    Usage Instructions:
    -Premix propylparaben with other preservatives.
    -Add the mix to the heated water phase at a temperature of 95 C.
    -Cooldown the mix to 40 C.
    -Blend the oil phase in the water phase until an emulsion is formed.
    -Add the other ingredients and stir.

    Storage: Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

    Caution: Harmful if swallowed. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes serious eye irritation. Recommended to be used only by certified skincare formulators. Please refer the safety documents before usage.

    Packaging & Dispatch Information

    Stand Up Pouch with Zipper

    Dispatch In:
    -In Stock: 1-2 working days
    -Pre-Order: 10-12 working days

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