Germicidal, antimicrobial, and aromatic. Often used as a perfume fixative, antiseptic, or preserving agent in pharmaceutical products.
Alternate name: 2-Phenoxyethanol
Phenoxyethanol is a common cosmetic ingredient, with about 46.21% of the products in our database containing it.
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