4-Isopeopyl-3-Methylphenol Characteristic and usage
3-methyl-4-isopropylphenol,4-isopropyl-3-methylphenol,4-isopropyl-m-cresol, biosal (antibacterial), ipmp, o-cymen-5-ol, isopropyl cresols, p-thymol
a) Almost odorless, slight astringency, suitable for cosmetic
b) No irritation to skin, will not cause anaphylaxis when concentration is below 2%
c) Extensive sterilization, effective to various kinds of bacterium, saccharomycetes, fungus and virus.
d) UV absorption and oxidation resistance, absorbing UV of specific Wave- Length, oxidation resistance espeically for 270 UV light.
e) Good stability, convenient for long-term storage
Used in cosmetic
Being used as preservative in various kinds of vanishing cream, lipstick and hair spray. (MHW specification:concentration must be under 0.1% when rinsing, no restriction after rinsing).
Used in pharmaceuticals
Used for skin disease caused by bacteria and fungus, used as bactericide for mouth and anus (under 3%)
Used in similar drugs
Used in external bactericide (include bactericide for hand-washing), mouth bactericide, hair transplant agent, Anti-acne agents, toothpaste etc: 0.05-1%.
Used in industry field
Degerming for air conditioner and indoor environment, anti-microbial and deodorization process for kinds of materials.