Dehydroacetic Acid

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A synthetic chemical (no plant based preservatives that meet our efficacy standards currently exist) that is considered to be a low hazard for health. It is also biodegradable and suitable for greywater and septic tanks making it a low hazard for our environment.

A fungicide and bactericide predominantly used as a preservative in cosmetics.Clinical tests showed little to no evidence regarding the ingredient's toxicity and potential for irritation.It is often seen as the mildest preservative.

INCI Name Dehydroacetic Acid
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Role Preservative
EWG Rating 1 - 1
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