It is an ethereal alcohol with aromatic properties, which is naturally found and produced.
Phenoxyethanol is stable up to 85 ° C (185 ° F) and has a useful activity of pH 3 to 10.
It is soluble in most oils. It is also partially soluble in water from 0.5 to 2.67 grams per 100 grams of water.
It is miscible with propylene glycol and glycerol.
It is considered a safe and effective preservative when used in quantities approved for use in cosmetic products that are left or rinsed.
Usage rate: 0.25 – 1% in the finished product