Phenoxyethanol

Our database has 1496 products that contain Phenoxyethanol.

Ingredient Description

Germicidal, antimicrobial, and aromatic. Often used as a perfume fixative, antiseptic, or preserving agent in pharmaceutical products.

Alternate name: 2-Phenoxyethanol

What it is:

form of
Preservative

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Phenoxyethanol Stats

  • Phenoxyethanol is a common cosmetic ingredient.
  • 50% of products in our database contain it.
  • 1 user have disliked this ingredient

Ingredient Functions

Preservative Tending to preserve or capable of preserving.

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 36522
  • INCI Name: PHENOXYETHANOL
  • EC #:  204-589-7
  • Ph. Eur. Name: phenoxyethanolum
  • All Functions: Preservative
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