Geogard ECT Preservative


Geogard® ECT is a unique, patented combination of benzyl alcohol, salicylic acid, glycerin and sorbic acid, which are well accepted in a wide range of personal care products. The novel composition of this antimicrobial blend offers a low cost in use as well as broad spectrum protection in a diverse range of products against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, yeast and molds at wide pH ranges. Geogard® ECT has a wide range of global regulatory acceptance for personal care products.

– Broad spectrum activity on bacteria, yeast and molds
– Low odor profile; Ideal for fragrance-free and fragrance-sensitive systems
– Wide pH compatibility: pH 3–8
– Excellent safety profile
– COSMOS & Soil Association approved
– Vegan
– Non-GMO
– Cruelty-free [Not Tested On Animals]

INCI: Benzyl Alcohol & Salicylic Acid & Glycerin & Sorbic Acid

Recommended usage rate:  0.6 - 1.0%

Compositional Breakdown
 Chemical Compound CAS No. EINECS No. %
Benzyl Alcohol 100-51-6  202-859-9 77–86%
Salicylic Acid 69-72-7 200-712-3 8–15%
Glycerin  56-81-5 200-289-5 3–6%
Sorbic Acid 110-44-1 203-768-7  1–4%