Liquid Germall Plus

  • Preservative
INCI Liquid Germall Plus [Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate]
  • Very effective broad spectrum preservative
  • Provides protection against bacteria, yeast & mold
  • Stable across a wide range of pH
  • Compatible with non-ionic, cationic and anionic surfactants
  • Ideal for use in cleansing products and emulsions
  • Free from parabens, formaldehyde and phenoxyethanol
Type Synthetic
Kind Preservative
Optimal pH 3 to 8
Usage Guidelines 0.1% to 0.5%
Formulation Stage Cool Down phase
Form Clear colourless liquid
Solubility Water soluble

What is Liquid Germall Plus

Liquid Germall Plus is a potent, synthetic broad spectrum preservative that protects cosmetic products from bacteria, yeast, fungi and mold. It consists of a blend of Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea and Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, and is suitable to use across a wide range of products including aqueous (water-based) formulations, emulsions, and cleansing formations. Liquid Germall Plus is a very effective and reliable preservative, operates across a broad pH range, and can be used in very low concentrations. It is a synthetic preservative but is free from parabens, formaldehyde and suitable for vegan products.

How to use Liquid Germall Plus

Although Liquid Germall Plus is a very effective preservative, it is not globally accepted and its use is heavily restricted internationally. For use in the US, Liquid Germall Plus is an excellent choice for surfactant based formulations such as shampoos, shower gels and cleanser, as well as other high water content products. It is also ideal for oil-in-water emulsions, creams and lotions.


Please note that the use of Liquid Germall Plus is restricted in various regions of the world. US and Japan: Not suitable for aerosols European Union (EU): Not suitable for oral hygiene and lip care products, Not suitable for body lotions or creams, not for use in leave on products for children 3 years and under