Chlorphenesin is used as an antimycotic agent (anti-microbial) used in cosmetic and personal care products As a preservative, Chlorphenesin can be utilized to help overcome formulation issues such as such as viscosity changes, pH changes, emulsion breakdown, visible microorganism growth, color changes and disagreeable odor formation. This ingredient is often found in products such as facial moisturizer, anti-aging treatment, sunscreen, foundation, eye cream, cleanser, mascara, concealer and nail treatments (anti-fungal).
General studies supporting Chlorphenesin’s use as a preservative have been conducted
Formulating with Chlorphenesin
Chlorphenesin is soluble in water and can be formulated into creams, lotions and other skin care products, shampoos, conditioners and other bath products.