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Glydant® 2000

Glydant® 2000 is a high performance cosmetic and personal care preservative that is an excellent bactericide, mild fungicide. It provides the lowest free formaldehyde available to the industry. This cost-effective preservation system offers color stability in formulations and water-white clarity with no crystallization problems.

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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
Ultra-low free formaldehyde (<0.1%)
Non-freezing system
Regional Availability
North America
Europe
Asia Pacific
Ingredient Claims
Non-GMO
Regulatory Status
China Compliant
Certifications
Halal
Product Characteristics
Physical Form
Liquid
Formulation Conditions
Soluble in
Water
Application pH Range
2–10
Use Level
0.1 – 0.6%

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Technical product information

Key Attributes
  • Low Free Formaldehyde (0.09% max.)
  • Excellent bactericide, mild fungicide
  • Water-White Clarity
  • Maximum Cost-Effective Preservation
  • No Crystallization Problems
  • Color Stability in Formulations
  • Comprehensive Toxicology Package
  • Has a wide range of global regulatory approval
Compositional Breakdown

Challenge Test Data in Protein Shampoo

Efficacy

Microbiological Challenge Studies Studies were run using various concentrations of Glydant® 2000 in various formulations 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.

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 system
Global Regulatory

Europe

  • Listed in 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 in oral products

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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Glydant® LTD

INCIs: DMDM Hydantoin

Categories: Microbial Control & Preservation

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Glydant®

INCIs: DMDM Hydantoin

Categories: Microbial Control & Preservation

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Morristown, NJ 07960
United States