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Geogard ECT Preservative

Geogard ECT Preservative

Geogard™ ECT Preservative is a unique combination of 4 components – 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 broad spectrum protection in a diverse range of products, against Gram-positive & Gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and molds. It also has a low odor profile making it the ideal choice for fragrance-free and fragrance-sensitive systems.

$2.67   $3.14

Product Details:

  • Geogard™ ECT Preservative (Sometimes referred to as Preservative Eco)
  • Is a unique combination of 4 components – Benzyl Alcohol, Salicylic Acid, Glycerin, and Sorbic Acid
  • Appearance: Clear, colorless to straw liquid
  • Recommended Use Level: 0.6-1.0%
  • Can be used in a variety of DIY products including creams, lotions, body butters, sun care products, lipsticks, liquid and cream makeups, styling gels, shampoos and conditioners

The Advantages to using Geogard™ ECT Preservative are:

  • A preservation system that meets the ECOCERT standards
  • It is a paraben-free, formaldehyde-free, and isothiazolone-free based system
  • Offers broad spectrum protection activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast and molds
  • Has a wide range of global regulatory acceptance
  • Possesses a low odor profile making it ideal for fragrance-free and fragrance-sensitive systems
  • Compatible in a wide range of skin care, hair care and sun care systems
  • A wide pH compatibility: (pH 3 – 8)
  • An excellent safety profile

Technical Information: 

  • INCI: Benzyl Alcohol & Salicylic Acid & Glycerin & Sorbic Acid
  • CAS #: 100-51-6 & 69-72-7 & 56-81-5 & 110-44-1
  • 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
  • Usage rate: 0.6 - 1.0% (We always recommended to test all newly developed or altered formulations to guarantee proper preservation.)
    • Benzyl Alcohol: 86%
    • Salicylic Acid: 15%
    • Glycerol (Glycerin): 6%
    • Hexa-2, 4-dienoic (Sorbic) Acid: 4%
    • Safety Data Sheet

California Prop Statement:

This product is not on the CA Prop 65 List of Toxic Chemicals.

The following statement is made in order to comply with the reporting requirements of the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product is not known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. We are conforming to the regulation by reporting the existence, or lack thereof, of ingredients deemed reportable by the above-mentioned regulation via a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), in Section 15 "Regulatory Information." Additionally, ingredients from Natural Food Sources (NFS) are exempt from reporting in accordance with Title 27, § 25501(a).

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