Diols and Diol blends
Inolex offers the three market leading glycol type materials that are the most effective for alternative preservation strategies. These products include Lexgard® O and Lexgard® GMCY (Ecocert approved).
These materials are multifunctional, offering great humectancy and skin feel. The latest diol launched by Inolex is Lexgard® H, ideal for sensitive facial applications, where low irritation is required.
Many formulators enjoy the benefits of pre-made glycol blends. They offer tremendous convenience, ensuring the liquid product is easy to pour without any pre-heating. Lexgard Natural is Ecocert approved.
Lexgard® O-LO is a low odour alternative to caprylyl glycol and is ideal for beauty brands interested in alternative preservation targeting a consumer segment with odour-sensitivity. A multifunctional bacteriostatic agent, This product can be used as an alternative to traditional preservatives such as parabens and is ideal for fragrance-free formulations. Read more
Lexgard® Natural is an all-natural multi-functional ingredient system for preservative-free and self-preserving cosmetics. Lexgard® Natural is composed of high purity monoesters of caprylic acid (C8 acid) and undecylenic acid (C11 acid). The former is well established for its biostatic activity against bacteria and yeast. The latter is known for its activity against fungus. This combination provides remarkable broad-spectrum effects. Formulations with Lexgard® Natural efficiently pass challenge tests required in the cosmetics industry.
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Lexgard® Natural 47.69 KBLogin is required to access this page
Lexgard® H 45.06 KBLogin is required to access this page
Lexgard® GMCY 46.97 KBLogin is required to access this page