Phenoxyethanol, Safe and Effective

  Phenoxyethanol, Safe and Effective


Globally approved preservative
with broad spectrum activity
Safe, Reliable and Cost effective


Phenoxyethanol is the fastest growing preservative* and is expected to reach the market size of USD 203 million by 2027 with a CAGR if 5.6%**. A recent study also shows that Phenoxyethanol is “one of the most well-tolerated preservatives used in cosmetic products” in terms of skin sensitization despite its widespread use in cosmetic products***.

Moreover, Phenoxyethanol is available in a wide range of synergistic blend to meet all of your cosmetic preservation needs while providing additional cosmetic functions. 



SymOcide® PH

Phenoxyethanol blend,
with the antioxidant
power of SymSave® H

SymOcide® PS

Easy to use broad
spectrum preservative
blend that offers skin
protection benefits

SymOcide® PDO

 A patented product
protection solution for cold
processing, from premium
to mass market



  "Our SymOcide® range of proprietary Phenoxyethanol blends deliver broad-spectrum protection that are safe to use and are compatible with all types of formulations and pH ranges."

-Najeeb Hakimi, Product Manager, Cosmetic Ingredients


*Source: Mintel, Market Size based on number of product launces in 2010-2019
**Source: Reports and Data:
***Source: Dréno, B., Zuberbier, T., Gelmetti, C., Gontijo, G. and Marinovich, M. (2019), Safety review of phenoxyethanol when used as a preservative in cosmetics. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol, 33: 15-24. doi:10.1111/jdv.15944



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