- CAS # 122-99-6
- Formula : C8H10O2
Phenoxyethanol is an antimicrobial preservative used in cosmetics and topical pharmaceutical formulations at a concentration of 0.5–1.0%. It may also be used as a preservative and antimicrobial agent for vaccines.
Aceto offers both sourced and proprietary forms of Phenoxyethanol to enable customers the best choice for fit and function for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and industrial applications. Aceto offers internally manufactured material through it’s A&C and Finar manufacturing facilities.
A&C’s 2-Phenoxyethanol is used as an excipient and meets USP-NF, EP and BP monographs. A&C also offers an API grade of this material; it is an active ingredient which meets current USP-NF, EP and BP specifications. It is manufactured and distributed according to Health Canada's GMP guidance (GUI-0104) in line with ICH Q7 GMPs for APIs.
Finar manufactures Phenoxyethanol complying with IP, BP, Ph.Eur, and USP-NF.
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