Since 2019, Surfachem Deutschland has represented Evonik Dr. Straetman’s GmbH, offering their complete portfolio of innovative, multifunctional Personal Care and Cosmetics ingredients. Their extensive portfolio includes multifunctional antimicrobials, preservatives, antioxidants and chelating agents, as well as antimicrobial skin actives & deodorants. Evonik is one of the largest speciality chemical companies in the world. Through continuous research and development, Evonik provides speciality chemicals that offer maximum benefits for both customers and society alike.
Evonik Dr. Straetman’s GmbH specialises in alternative and natural product protection. There are several ways to protect Cosmetics products – multifunctional antimicrobials and preservative blends.
Multifunctional antimicrobials | Offer product protection without listed preservatives. This option is both reliable and safe, and offers multiple beneficial formulatory properties such as wetting, refatting, skin conditioning and masking. Key brand – dermosoft®
Preservative blends | Non-criticised preservatives, easy to use, economic and effective. Key brand – Verstatil®
Antioxidants & chelating agents: Antioxidants are cosmetic additives able to protect ingredients against oxidation. Particularly natural ingredients require an adequate antioxidant system. One further way to increase product protection are chelating agents
On behalf of Evonik Dr. Straetmans GmbH, Surfachem Deutschland distributes Verstatil®. Blending multifunctional additives and traditional antimicrobials in Verstatil® products allows for formulations without criticised preservatives and at a low cost.
Verstatil® BL non GMO (INCI: Aqua; Sodium Levulinate; Sodium Benzoate): A synergistic blend of sodium benzoate with the skin conditioning agent levulinic acid, derived from non-GMO sources. This raw material has an excellent antimicrobial activity and can be applied in natural cosmetics. Verstatil® BL non GMO is perfectly suitable for surfactant based products and tonicsand can be applied in natural cosmetics. The combination with antimicrobial surface active substances (e.g. dermosoft® GMCY MB) is recommended to improve the performance against fungi in emulsions.
Verstatil® SL non GMO (INCI: Aqua; Sodium Levulinate; Potassium Sorbate): A synergistic blend of potassium sorbate and the skin conditioning agent levulinic acid, derived from non-GMO sources. This raw material has an excellent antimicrobial activity especially in surfactant based and aqueous products and can be applied in natural cosmetics. This easy to handle blend is optimized for good skin compatibility. The combination with antimicrobial surface active substances (e.g. dermosoft® GMCY MB) is recommended to improve the performance against fungi in emulsions.
Verstatil® PC (INCI: Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol): Synergistic blend of phenoxyethanol and ethylhexylglycerin with a broad-spectrum antimicrobial efficacy. pH independent and especially suitable for o/w-emulsions, w/o-emulsions and gels and tonics.
Verstatil® PE (INCI: Phenoxyethanol; Ethylhexylglycerin): Synergistic blend of phenoxyethanol and ethylhexylglycerin with a broad-spectrum antimicrobial efficacy. pH independent.
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