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Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate

Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate also known as IPBC, is an ingredient in San Shield used as a preservative in cosmetics.


Preservative action:

As a preservative, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate has the ability to inhibit the growth of microorganisms. Skincare products provide an environment for the growth of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms, which can cause San Shield to spoil, decay, or reduce its shelf life. Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate helps inhibit the growth of these microorganisms, maintaining the quality and safety of San Shield.


Low toxicity:

Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate has undergone extensive safety assessments and clinical trials before being introduced into the market, and it is approved for use in cosmetics and skincare products. It has low toxicity at recommended concentrations and does not cause significant irritation or adverse reactions to the body and skin.


Extended shelf life:

Due to the preservative action of Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, it can extend the shelf life of San Shield. By inhibiting the growth and reproduction of microorganisms, preservatives help maintain the stability and quality of the product, allowing for a longer effective period. This is an important benefit for consumers as they can use the product for a longer period of time.


It’s important to note that everyone’s reaction to these ingredients may vary. It is recommended to perform a patch test on a small area of skin before using any new product to ensure there are no adverse reactions.