dehydroacetic acid


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dehydroacetic acid

[dē¦hī·drō·ə¦sēd·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C8H8O4 Crystals that melt at 108.5°C and are insoluble in water, soluble in acetone; used as a fungicide and bactericide. Abbreviated DHA.
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INCI: Water (and) glycerine (and) lecithin (and) lupinus albus seed extract (and) benzyl alcohol (and) benzoic acid (and) dehydroacetic acid (and) tetrasodiurn glutamate diacetate
00 acid (and) dehydroacetic acid (and) benzyl alcohol) Phase C Endisil FS-193 (Coast Southwest) (PEG-12 dimethicone) 2.
The line's five products--Geogard 111A (INCI: Dehydroacetic acid), Geogard 111S (INCI: Sodium dehydroacetate), Geogard 221 (INCI: Dehydroacetic acid & benzyl alcohol), Geogard ECT (INCI: Benzyl alcohol & salicylic acid & glycerin & sorbic acid), and Geogard Ultra (INCI: Gluconolactone & sodium benzoate)--are comprised of natural and nature-identical ingredients that meet the requirements for organizations such as Cosmos, Ecocert, Soil Association and NaTrue.
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INCI Name: Dehydroacetic Acid (and) Benzoic Acid (and) Phenoxyethanol
The active ingredients are benzyl alcohol and dehydroacetic acid.
Another choice is Euxyl K 701 (INCI: Phenoxyethanol (and) benzoic acid (and) dehydroacetic acid (and) ethylhexvlglycerin).