Saskine™ 50N (ethylhexylglycerin with naringenin) can be used in a broad range of cosmetic applications.
Saskine™ 50N is a very effective active component in deodorants and finds important use in preservative formulations due to its inhibiting effect on the growth of odor-causing bacteria while not affecting the skin flora. Saskine™ 50N enhances the antimicrobial efficacy of typically used preservatives like phenoxyethanol, isothiazolinones or parabens and by doing so enables lower concentrations of the cosmetic preservative in the formulation applied.
Saskine™ 50N ingredients have been used in the cosmetic market for decades, especially as component in alternative parabene- and triclosan-free formulations, or even preservative-free formulations. Moreover, Saskine™ 50N is multifunctional in that it also improves the skin feel of cosmetic formulations and functions as emollient and mild humectant. The skin-feel of Saskine™ 50N can be compared to the chemically closely related glycerin.
Recommended use concentrations of Saskine™ 50N as skin care additive and deodorant active are 0.3 to 1.0%. It can be used in the 2-12 pH range. Saskine™ 50N is very soluble in organic solvents like alcohols, glycols, glycol ethers and paraffin oil. Its solubility in water is limited (ca. 0.1%) and the addition of co-solvents like butylene glycol might be needed in water solutions (or water with lower alcohol mixtures).
• Very active deodorant additive, boosts antimicrobial efficacy
• Enables lower concentrations of typically used preservatives
• Alternative component in formulations free of parabens or triclosan
• Multifunctional preservative component with emollient and humectants functionality
• Antioxidant enhancer is a 100% natural ingredient found in grapefruits and oranges
• Stable under less ideal storage conditions
SACHEM associates will attend several in-cosmetics conferences where we are happy to meet and discuss ethylhexylglycerin with naringenin.
INCI: Ethylhexylgycerin (EHG)
Chem/IUPAC Name: 1,2-Propanediol, 3-(2-ethylhexyloxy)