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Glydant®

Glydant® is a preservative system that provides excellent bactericide and mild fungicide for product protection. This cost-effective, water soluble system can be easily incorporated into a broad number of personal care products and offers water-white/color stability, heat stability, and compatibility with anionic, nonionic and cationic systems.

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Properties

Features And Benefits
Summary
Cost-effective
Compatible with a broad range of personal care ingredients
Wide global recognition and acceptance
Trusted and well-regarded antibacterial
Mild antifungal protection
Regional Availability
North America
Europe
Asia Pacific
Ingredient Claims
Non-GMO
End Use Claims
Anti-bacterial
Preservation
Regulatory Status
China Compliant
Certifications
Halal
Product Characteristics
Physical Form
Liquid
Odor
Low Characteristic
Formulation Conditions
Use Level
0.1-0.6%
Soluble in
Water
Application pH Range
2–10

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Technical product information

Key Attributes
  • Excellent antibacterial, mild antifungal
  • Extremely cost-effective
  • Has a wide range of global regulatory approval
  • Formulation flexibility
  • Water-white/color stability
  • Compatibility with anionics, nonionics and cationics
  • Heat stability
  • Water solubility
Compositional Breakdown

Efficacy

Microbiological Challenge Studies
Studies were run using various concentrations of Glydant® 2000, a lower formaldehyde variant in the Glydant range, in a shampoo formulation to see efficacy on a mixed inoculum of bacteria and mixed fungi. All samples were inoculated at the beginning of the study, sampled at 24 hours, 3, 7, 14, 21 and 28 days.

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Test Results

Challenge Test Data in a Protein Shampoo

Formulation Recommendations
  • Wide pH range: 3–10
  • Compatible with anionic, cationic and nonionic systems
  • Add during cool down phase of process, where possible
  • Short bursts of temperature are also acceptable, up to 80°C, in closed systems
Global Regulatory

Europe

  • Approved under Annex V to Regulation EC/1223/2009
  • Finished products containing DMDMH must be labeled with the warning “contains formaldehyde” if the (free) formaldehyde concentration exceeds 0.05%
  • Maximum concentration 0.6% DMDMH

Japan

  • Listed in the positive list
  • The following warning must be labeled: “should not be used by infants or by people who are hypersensitive to formaldehyde.”
  • Can be used at a level up to 0.3% DMDMH for rinse-off only
  • Not permitted for oral care

United States

  • Approved by CTFA for both rinse-off and leave-on applications; can be used at a level up to 0.6% DMDMH

General

  • Not for use in oral and lip products

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Branded product

Glydant® LTD

INCIs: DMDM Hydantoin

Categories: Microbial Control & Preservation

Branded product

Glydant® 2000

INCIs: DMDM Hydantoin

Categories: Microbial Control & Preservation

412 Mt. Kemble Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
United States