Naturally derived preservative for personal care


Natural and efficacious preservatives remain one of the great challenges of the personal care industry. NEOLONE® Bio is a range of naturally derived personal care preservatives based on Ethyl Lauroyl Arginate HCl, LAE®.

LAE®: Naturally derived, biodegradable, effective preservation

Ethyl Lauroyl Arginate HCl is an effective preservative derived from natural ingredients, such as palm oil, sugar beet, and corn. LAE® has excellent broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity, is readily biodegradable, and can be used for both cosmetic leave-on and rinse-off products.


NEOLONE® Bio is suitable for a range of cosmetic applications


  • Skin Care

NEOLONE® Bio can provide a high level of protection against a wide spectrum of microorganisms in make-up removers, facial creams, body milks, sun-screens and hand creams.


  • Hair Care

NEOLONE® Bio can preserve the formulation in rinse-off and leave-on hair conditioners and 2 in 1 shampoo.


Key benefits of LAE®

  • Effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria, yeast and mold
  • Non-irritating and non-sensitizing at recommended use levels for cosmetic applications
  • Readily biodegradable and non-toxic for aquatic organisms at recommended use levels
  • Wide range of global regulatory acceptance 

NEOLONE® Bio product portfolio

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