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Caprylyl Glycol/Phenethyl Alcohol Blend for Alternative Preservation of Cosmetics

@inproceedings{Ziosi2013CaprylylGA,
  title={Caprylyl Glycol/Phenethyl Alcohol Blend for Alternative Preservation of Cosmetics},
  author={Paola Ziosi and Stefano Manfredini and Alberta Vandini and Silvia Vertuani and Massimo Fraternali},
  year={2013}
}
In recent years, the safety of traditional preservatives has been called into question. Therefore, there is a need for alternatives that are effective, safe and sustainable—and that are non-controversial. In response, the present work investigates a mixture of caprylyl glycol and phenethyl alcohol, which is shown to provide antimicrobial activity in various skin and hair care formulations. 
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