NEOLONE® Preservatives

Protect your personal care products from microbial contamination


Consumers trust that their personal care products – from their shampoo to their baby wipes – will be safe to use.

With a broad portfolio of preservatives and extensive application expertise, we help protect your personal care products from contamination bacteria, yeasts and molds while offering ease of formulation. We offer a range of solutions to preserve rinse-off and leave-on products, allowing you to address consumer and regulatory expectations for safe, high quality, effective products.

Nutrition & Biosciences experts in preservation, toxicology and regulatory compliance will work with you to select Nutrition & Biosciences' best preservative solution for your personal care products.


Product Range Overview

Product Name

Active Ingredient

Features & Benefits

Ethyl Lauroyl Arginate HCl (LAE®)

  • Naturally derived, registered preservative.
  • Strong antimicrobial activity against molds, yeasts, gram-negative, and gram-positive bacteria
  • Approved for use in leave-on, rinse-off and oral care applications
  • Mild profile for leave on applications
  • COSMOS standard for natural personal care formulations



  • High-purity, single-active preservative
  • Recommended for protection of leave-on skin care products, hair care products, and wipes
  • Effective control of a broad spectrum of bacteria, especially gram-negative bacteria
  • Excellent stability over a wide pH and temperature range
  • Outstanding performance when used in combination with a broad range of preservatives and fungicides
  • Globally approved as a preservative for cosmetics



  • An aqueous mixture of methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone
  • Superior broad-spectrum activity against many bacteria, yeasts and molds
  • Effective over a pH range typical for personal care products
  • Very effective at low use levels, providing cost-to-treat advantage
  • Supported by more than 30 years of safe and effective use


Methylisothiazolinone (MIT)

  • Effective broad-spectrum bactericide
  • Excellent stability over a wide pH and temperature range
  • Compatible with a variety of fungicides and bactericides
  • Simple, water-based formulation for ease of use


Methylisothiazolinone (MIT) + Phenoxyethanol

  • A blend of methylisothiazolinone and phenoxyethanol
  • Excellent control of a broad spectrum of bacteria, yeasts and molds
  • Excellent stability over a wide pH and temperature range
  • Highly effective in surfactant containing formulations

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