dehydroacetic acid

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de·hy·dro·a·ce·tic ac·id

(dē-hī'drō-ă-sē'tik as'id),
An antimicrobial agent used as a preservative in cosmetics.
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INCI: Water (and) glycerine (and) lecithin (and) lupinus albus seed extract (and) benzyl alcohol (and) benzoic acid (and) dehydroacetic acid (and) tetrasodiurn glutamate diacetate
00 acid (and) dehydroacetic acid (and) benzyl alcohol) Phase C Endisil FS-193 (Coast Southwest) (PEG-12 dimethicone) 2.
The line's five products--Geogard 111A (INCI: Dehydroacetic acid), Geogard 111S (INCI: Sodium dehydroacetate), Geogard 221 (INCI: Dehydroacetic acid & benzyl alcohol), Geogard ECT (INCI: Benzyl alcohol & salicylic acid & glycerin & sorbic acid), and Geogard Ultra (INCI: Gluconolactone & sodium benzoate)--are comprised of natural and nature-identical ingredients that meet the requirements for organizations such as Cosmos, Ecocert, Soil Association and NaTrue.