Sustainable preservation concepts

with L(+)-Lactic Acid for home and personal care products

Global trends point towards the replacement of synthetic and potentially hazardous chemicals by safe and bio-based ingredients. In particular, preservatives such as parabens and isothiazolinones are facing increasing regulatory pressure regarding possible allergenic and sensitising effects.

This article provides evidence that L(+)-lactic acid, on its own or in combination with other additives, offers an efficient and sustainable alternative preservation system for personal care and home care formulations.


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