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Chlorphenesin

Our database includes 2376 products that contain Chlorphenesin.

You should know

What it is

Preservative

Explained

Chlorphenesin is a synthetic preservative. It helps protect a product against bacteria in order to extend shelf life. In most cases, Chlorphenesin is paired with other preservatives such as phenoxyethanol and caprylyl glycol.

Chlorphenesin is a biocide. This means it is able to help fight the microorganisms on our skin. It is also able to fight odor-releasing bacteria.

Chlorphenesin is soluble in both water and glycerin.

Studies show Chlorphenesin is easily absorbed by our skin. You should speak with a skincare professional if you have concerns about using Chlorphenesin.

Chlorphenesin is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 5.8% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Antimicrobial, Preservative

Community Stats

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Often have the following skin types:

Dry Sensitive

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Sensitivity • Dryness • Dullness • Redness

Where it's used

Chlorphenesin is most often found as ingredient number 23 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Chlorphenesin the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 32667
  • INCI Name: CHLORPHENESIN
  • INN Name: chlorophenesin
  • EC #:  203-192-6
  • All Functions: Antimicrobial, Preservative
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.