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
Ingredient Origins Hydrocarbons
Role Preservative
EWG Rating 1 - 1
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