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PB MicroCide

PB MicroCide
PB MicroCide (Polyaminopropyl biguanide) is a gentle, paraben-free and formaldehyde-free preservative. This preservative is typically used in baby wipes and contact lens solutions, but can be used in skin care creams and lotions, hair conditioners, and other personal care products. PB MicroCide is effective against both Gram (+) and Gram (-) bacteria, as well as yeast and mold. PB Microcide is most effective at a pH of 6.0 or less.

Product Overview:
-Miscible with water
-Broad spectrum of antibacterial activity; slightly less antifungal/mold activity
-Can be used with chelating agents such as Glucono Delta Lactone
-Excellent toxicology data
-Non genotoxic, non teratogenic
-Low to no irritation potential; very mild
-Heat stable to at least 80C
-Broad pH range (4-10) – most effective at a pH of 6.0 or less
-Easy to use, odorless, clear and colorless
-Compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients.

Compatibility Concerns
NOT compatible with strongly anionic systems.
NOT compatible with original Leucidal Liquid

INCI Name: Polyaminopropyl biguanide

Physical Form: Clear liquid

Solubility: Miscible with water, ethanol, glycerin, propylene glycol

Recommended Usage: 0.5% - 1.5%

Can be added pre or post emulsification at or below 80°C.

pH: 5.0 – 5.5




 
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