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Novel cosmetic ingredient for oral hygiene

Symrise has developed a liquid blend combination of phenylpropanol, o-cymen-5-ol, and decylene glycol is a modern cosmetic hygiene ingredient that provides significant antimicrobial efficacy for oral care products

Due to the pandemic and the increased need for consumers to stay and feel clean, the personal hygiene sector has experienced a real upswing in 2020.1 While the interim focus was mainly on hand hygiene, personal hygiene today has branched into a broad variety of applications ranging from scalp to toe including oral care. In this article, we present new results on a modern cosmetic ingredient for oral hygiene that answers the quest for safe environmentally friendly antimicrobial solutions. 

For decades, triclosan has been a preferred ingredient in toothpaste and mouthwash thanks to its versatile hygiene benefits. In the last couple of years, the market has been gradually forced to move away from such conventional organohalogen technologies. This process has not only been accelerated by the US ban on triclosan from antibacterial soaps,2,3 the global overuse of ingredients like triclosan and triclocarban and their environmental impact triggered more and more legal restrictions and consequently, cosmetic brands have phased these ingredients out of formulations to serve consumers with safer and more eco-friendly solutions. 

SymGuard® CD, [INCI: phenylpropanol, o-cymen-5-ol, decylene glycol] – hereafter described as the cosmetic hygiene ingredient - is one of the modern options for personal hygiene with key benefits in oral care.5,6

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