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Preservatives, Antioxidants, & Chelating Agents

Our Preservative & Antioxidant Category contains:

Antimicrobials, Antioxidants, and Chelating Agents -Antimicrobials protect formulations against bacteria, yeast and mold. -Antioxidants are used to protect oils and/or butters against rancidity. -Chelating Agents improve the efficacy of preservatives and antioxidants.

For specific product information, please refer to our Product Specifications and Typical Analysis listed on our product pages. Certificates of Analysis per batch can be provided upon request for raw materials purchased in production quantities. However, since a Certificate of Analysis is only valid for a specific batch or lot, we cannot provide a certificate of analysis for quantities less than one pound.

There are always slight variations in specific analysis that occur from manufacturing each batch or lot, but each product batch must be within the specifications outlined in the typical analysis. We guarantee our customers that all products sold are within specifications.

For information about our products that cannot be found on our website, please email requests to:

ProductAssistance@theherbarie.com

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Versene NA Crystals
Versene NA Crystals
SKU: VerseneNA_1oz
Versene NA Crystals (Disodium EDTA) is a useful chelating agent for lotions, creams, shampoos, and other personal care products that require a neutral to slightly acidic pH. Chelating agents are important components in cosmetic and toiletry preservation systems. Chelating agents enhance...
Priced from: $3.50

Usnea Lichen CO2 Extract
Usnea Lichen CO2 Extract
SKU: UsneaLichenCO2_0.33oz
Usnea Lichen CO2 Extract Usnea Lichen CO2 Extract (4% Usnic Acids) is obtained from Usnea Barbata using pure and environmentally friendly supercritical fluid (natural Carbon Dioxide) extraction technique. Therefore, Usnea Lichen CO2 Extract contains no solvent residues, no inorganic salts, and no...
Priced from: $7.50

Tetrasodium EDTA
Tetrasodium EDTA
SKU: TSEDTA_2
Tetrasodium EDTA (Versene 220 Crystals) is a useful chelating agent for lotions, creams, shampoos, soaps and other personal care products.
Priced from: $5.75

St. John's Wort CO2 Extract - Standardized
St. John's Wort CO2 Extract - Standardized
SKU: StJohnWortCO2_0.33oz
St. John's Wort CO2 Extract is standardized to 10% Hyperforins in pure Fractionated Coconut Oil. St. John's Wort CO2 Extract also contains resins and waxes, but does NOT contain photosensitizing Hypericin. Our St. John's Wort CO2 Extract - Standardized is stabilized with 0.5% mixed tocopherols....
Priced from: $8.50

Sodium Benzoate
Sodium Benzoate
SKU: SodiumBenzoate_5lb
Sodium Benzoate is a food grade preservative that has been used for many years. Sodium Benzoate is active against yeast, mold and bacteria in cosmetic products that have a pH value of 4.5 or less. As the pH decreases, the effectiveness increases. Sodium Benzoate is readily water soluble....
Priced from: $35.00

Rosemary Antioxidant CO2 Extract
Rosemary Antioxidant CO2 Extract
SKU: RosemaryCO2Conventional_0.33oz
Rosemary Antioxidant CO2 Extract Our Rosemary Antioxidant CO2 Extract has been standardized to 13-15% phenolic diterpenes with greater than 9% carnosolic acid. Rosemary Antioxidant CO2 Extract was obtained from the leaves of Rosmarinus officinalis (organic certified) using pure and...
Priced from: $7.99

Optiphen ND
Optiphen ND
SKU: OptND_1oz
Optiphen ND™ is the newest preservative from ISP. This complete preservative system is paraben free and does not contain formaldehyde releasers. It is effective against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and mold. The pH of finished formulations should be 6 or below for effective...
Priced from: $5.75

Optiphen
Optiphen
SKU: Opt_1oz
Optiphen™ is ISP’s first globally approved preservative and is an excellent choice for formulations that require a paraben and formaldehyde-free preservative system. Optiphen™ is a unique liquid preservative that consists of phenoxyethanol in an emollient base. The combination of these...
Priced from: $5.50

MicroGuard
MicroGuard
SKU: MicroGuard_0.8oz
Please note: Geogard® Ultra is a Lonza trademark for Gluconolactone (and) Sodium Benzoate. The Herbarie is now offering this material as MicroGuard. For more information, please read: Lonza Letter and The Herbarie Response We recommend MicroGuard offers a multifunctional...
Priced from: $4.95

Liquid Germall Plus
Liquid Germall Plus
SKU: GPL_1oz
NEW PRICING - Liquid Germall® Plus is a convenient, easy to use water soluble preservative. It is one of the most effective antimicrobials and inhibits the growth of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeasts, and molds. Liquid Germall® Plus is compatible with virtually all cosmetic...
Priced from: $5.75

Leucidal Liquid  SF
Leucidal Liquid SF
SKU: LeucidalLiquidSF_1oz
Leucidal® Liquid SF is the newest of the natural, plant-based preservatives from Active Micro Technologies. Active Micro Technologies combines the current trends for alternative preservative systems with peptide technology. Leucidal® Liquid SF is a probiotic-based ingredient created by...
Priced from: $4.25

Leucidal Liquid  PT
Leucidal Liquid PT
SKU: LeucidalLiquidPT_1oz
NEW FORMULA! Leucidal® Liquid PT is the newest of the natural, plant-based preservatives from Active Micro Technologies. Active Micro Technologies combines the current trends for alternative preservative systems with peptide technology. Leucidal® Liquid PT is a probiotic-based...
Priced from: $5.25

Leucidal Liquid
Leucidal Liquid
SKU: LeucidalLiquid_4oz
Leucidal® Liquid is a natural, plant-based preservative from Active Micro Technologies. Active Micro Technologies combines the current trends for alternative preservative systems with peptide technology. Leucidal® Liquid is derived from Leuconostoc kimchii, the bacteria that has...
Priced from: $14.00

Potassium Sorbate
Potassium Sorbate
SKU: KSorbate_1oz
Forms sorbic acid when dissolved in water and is the most widely used food grade preservative. It is effective up to pH 6.5, but is more effective as the pH decreases and becomes more acidic. Potassium sorbate is effective against yeasts, molds, and some bacteria. It is used in the food industry from...
Priced from: $4.00

Glucono Delta Lactone (GDL)
Glucono Delta Lactone (GDL)
SKU: GDL_2oz
Glucono-Delta-Lactone (GDL) is a naturally-derived food grade product. Glucono-Delta-Lactone (GDL) is useful in cosmetics and toiletry applications as a gentle acidifier and chelating agent. Glucono-Delta-Lactone (GDL) can be combined with antimicrobials and will function as part of an effective...
Priced from: $5.50

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