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What is Phenethyl Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol & Propanediol

One of the most exciting ingredients in our products is a multifunctional, broad-spectrum preservative created from all-natural ingredients.

This natural preservative was chosen because it is vegan, free from bovine spongiform encephalopathy, does not contain pesticides, gluten-free, cruelty-free, tree nut/peanut free, does not contain EU allergens, or heavy metals.​This is truly an all-in-one perfect preservative  

What is Phenethyl Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol, and Propanediol? 

Phenethyl alcohol and propanediol are all-natural preservatives derived from non-GMO corn. They have antimicrobial functions against bacteria, fungi, yeast, and mold and will help boost efficacy against fungi and bacteria respectively.​ 

Pentylene Glycol is an all-natural preservative derived from non-GMO sugar cane and corn cobs. It has antimicrobial functions against bacteria and yeast.​   

Researched Benefits of Phenethyl Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol, & Propanediol as a  Preservative 

Research has been conducted on 50 subjects with Phenethyl Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol, and  Propanediol as a preservative in skin cream. Results found no dermal irritation or sensitization with a repeated insult patch test. Figure 18 shows its effectiveness against mixed bacteria and fungi. 

Find these ingredients in these products:

Aloe Milk Cleanser, Super Sensitive Skin Stuff, All Over Soap, Face Glow, Green Cream, Berry Rich Cream, Face Food Mineral Mist, Face Foam, Fullmoon Serum and The Putty.

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