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Chlorphenesin

| [klōr-fen-e-sin] |

Categories: Preservatives

Chlorphenesin Skincare Benefits:
Product Stabilizer

Chlorphenesin is a synthetic preservative used in skin care as a cosmetic biocide. Most commonly, chlorphenesin is incorporated into cosmetics as a method of preventing bacteria contamination, which may help to prolong product quality and longevity. Although referred to as a cosmetic biocide, chlorphenesin may also be implemented in personal care products such as creams and lotions. In rinse-off products, concentrations of chlorphenesin can be found up to 0.32%, and in leave-on products up to 0.3%. 1

  1. Johnson, W. et al. Safety Assessment of Chlorphenesin as Used in Cosmetics. International journal of toxicology 33.2, 5S-15S (2014)