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Geogard ECT Ecocert

Geogard ECT Ecocert
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Geogard ECT is a unique, patent-pending combination of benzyl alcohol, salicylic acid, glycerin and sorbic acid, which are well accepted in a wide range of personal care products. The novel composition of this antimicrobial blend offers a low cost in use as well as broad-spectrum protection in a diverse range of products against Gram-positive & Gram-negative bacteria, yeast and molds at wide pH ranges. Geogard ECT has a wide range of global regulatory acceptance for personal care products. Also referred to as Preservative Eco. 
Meets the COSMOS and ECOCERT standards.  It also has a low odor profile making it the ideal choice for fragrance-free and fragrance-sensitive systems.

Composition of Ingredients

    • Benzyl Alcohol: 86%
    • Salicylic Acid: 15%
    • Glycerol (Glycerin): 6%
    • Hexa-2, 4-dienoic (Sorbic) Acid: 4%
  • Broad spectrum activity on bacteria, yeast and molds
  • Has a wide range of global regulatory acceptance
  • Water-soluble (can be problematic in toner products)
  • Low odor and color
  • Wide pH compatibility: (pH 3 – 8)  make sure your finished formulas are within the pH range for the efficacy of your preservative. Use a PH meter. 
  • All of the ingredients are approved for use in the US, Europe* and Japan† at the recommended use level (0.6-1.0%)

INCI Name: Benzyl Alcohol & Salicylic Acid & Glycerin & Sorbic Acid

Recommended Use Level: 0.6–1.0% 

  • Specific Gravity: 1.018 - 1.118 @ 25°C
  • Appearance: Clear, colorless to straw liquid
  • For emulsified systems, Geogard ECT preservative can be easily integrated post-emulsification at temperatures BELOW 45°C
  • We recommend that you test all new or altered formulations to guarantee proper preservation.

Shelf life: 3 years depending on storage

 

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Product questions

  • Jennifer Way
    Mar 19, 2020, 13:21

    The products safety sheets says that this is not safe to use in children under 3 except for shampoo. What preservative do you recommend to use for products being made for infants and toddlers?

    Administrator
    Mar 19, 2020, 13:25

    What products are you formulating? It depends on if it is a shampoo, lotion etc...

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