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- 11/27/2020

Schülke: sensiva® SC 50 – truly multifunctional

HPC Today

sensiva® SC 50 is a real multifunctional additive with synergy, boosting, moisturizing and odor reducing efficacy.

schülke’s launch of sensiva® SC 50 (ethylhexylglycerin) gave the personal care industry its first truly multifunctional additive; combining antimicrobial boosting with additional functions:

● In-vitro tests show a selective activity on odor causing Gram-positive bacteria. sensiva® SC 50 can be used as a deodorant active. It has minimal effect on the microbiome as compared to triclosan, which indiscriminately eliminated all microorganisms.

● Studies combining sensiva® SC 50 with alcohols and glycols prove a true synergy, boosting preservative and antimicrobial efficacy in finished formulations. ● As a medium-spreading emollient, ethylhexylglycerin is able to improve the skin-feel of personal care formulations. sensiva® SC 50 in combination with glycerin can produce a formulation that feels less tacky and greasy, with improved penetration and lower soaping.

The recent pandemic has refocused the world’s attention on antimicrobials. With increasing use of hand sanitizers, the prevalence of dry, irritated hands is a real issue. sensiva® SC 50 not only boosts the antimicrobial efficacy, it also helps to improve the moisturization of the skin after use.

Prevention of contamination, both on skin and in product, has never been more important to manufacturers and consumers. This is familiar territory to schülke, which was founded in 1889 with the singular focus to protect people and products worldwide against infection and microbial contamination.

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