Freshstat™ Cetylpyridinium Chloride

Freshstat Cetylpyridinium Chloride is a versatile, safe, and cost-effective preservative with an excellent safety profile. It is effective over a broad pH range and exhibits broad anti-microbial efficacy against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and mold. It is compatible with nonionics, cationic, and some anionics. The active ingredient, CPC, is biodegradable and is an excellent alternative to commonly used preservatives. Freshstat preservative is pH neutral.

INCI: Cetylpyridinium Chloride (and) Propylene Glycol

Form: Liquid

Properties: Propylene Glycol base, excellent solubility, and stability. Colorless, odorless, formaldehyde-free. 

Applications: Preservative for rinse-off and leave-on cosmetics and toiletries including skincare creams and lotions, antiperspirants and deodorants, hair care, sun-care, hand sanitizers, and color cosmetics. It can potentially provide additional functions such as antistatic, solubility aid, and conditioning.

Certifications: FSSC 2200; ISO 9001:2015



Application Highlights

Wet Wipes


Allows crystal clear
preservative solutions for cellulosic wipe systems



Broad spectrum single
solution preservative

Micellar Waters


Anti-microbial offering
solubility and stability

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