Salibact is an oil soluble antibacterial and antifungal active ingredient. It is effective against gram positive and gram negative bacteria, fungi, yeast and molds and biodegradable. Compatible with most of the other personal care ingredients.

INCI Name: Chlorhexidine Diundecylenate

Functions: Anti-Fungal Agent, Anti-Microbial Agent, Anti-Microbial Agent, Bacteriostatic Agent, Fungistatic Agent

Labeling Claims: Biocompatible, Biodegradable, Non-Irritant

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Identification & Functionality

Cleaning Ingredients Functions
EC No.

Features & Benefits

Product Benefits
  • Broad spectrum activity
  • Near zero probability of bacterial resistance
  • Biocompatibility
  • Low environmental concern
  • Biodegradable

Applications & Uses

Application Format
Skin Care Applications
Use Level
Application pH Range


Physical Form
White to off-white powder
Slightly Soluble In

Technical Details & Test Data

Organic Impurities  
Chlorhexidine oxazinone analog 0.2%
Specified unidentified impurity 1 0.2%
Chlorhexidine amine 0.3%
Chlorhexidine amine 1%
Chlorhexidine urea 0.2%


Efficacy Tests

Comparison with Other Anti-Microbials

Test Organism SALIBACT Nanosilver Triclosan Triclocarban
Effective against gram (+) bacteria
Effective against gram (-) bacteria -
Antifungal Properties -
Fast acting (Time to complete kill)  
Biocompatibility (inert towards mammalian cells) - - -
Multi-faceted mode of kill - - -
Very low probability of bacterial resistance - - -
Minimal environmental concerns - - -
Controllable release (tunable solubility) - - -
Cost Effective  

Challenge Test Result on Soap Bar using Salibact @ 0.1%

Salicylates and Chemicals Private Limited Salibact Efficacy Tests

Safety & Health

Toxicological Information

Acute and Genetic Toxicology Studies

  • Acute Dermal Toxicology Studies – LD 50 greater than 2000mg/kg body weight
  • Acute Oral Toxicity – LD50 greater than 2000 mg/kg body weight
  • Salibact did not induce Gene Mutation
  • Eye Irritation studies – Salibact was found to be a mild irritant.
  • Acute Dermal Irritation studies – Salibact is a non-irritant