16Sep 2015

What is o-Cymen-5-ol?

You can find the content O-cymen-5-ol in some top grade cosmetic. So what is O-cymen-5-ol?

O-cymen-5-ol is one important isocresol ingredients are used as cosmetic biocides/preservatives and/or fragrance ingredients.its functions are anti-bacteria,anti-inflammation, Anti-ache, antiseptic. It has so many usage as follows:

1)Cosmetic: As Antiseptic,anti-bacterial,acne,stabilizer usage in facial cleaner,face cream,compact powder,body shower,hair care,perfume, toothpaste,eyeshadow,wipes ect.

2)Pharmaceuticals:Can be used to inhibit bacterial or fungal skin diseases,oral or anus disinfection

3)Medicine: as disinfectant for in oral disinfectant,mouthwash,shampoo,toothpaste ect

4) Industry: as disinfectant in room,clothes.

o-Cymen-5-ol usage

So you can find its functions same as another material called triclosan. But triclosan effect health life. such as Alters hormone regulation in animals,Might contribute to the development of antibiotic-resistant germs,Might be harmful to the immune system and so on. So maybe you asked if O-cymen-5-ol can replace triclosan completely? the answer is yes!!!

What is the O-cymen-5-ol advantage compare to triclosan? 

1. O-cymen-5-ol property is neutral. So it will not harmful for skin.

2. Triclosan will release carcinogen Dioxin when it exposé in the sun.O-cymen-5-ol dispose is very easy and only have chemical elements C,H,O and will not harmful for environment.

3. Usage amount: If use Triclosan, the additive amount is 0.5%, however, only need O-cymen-5-ol 0.1% amount. So if use O-cymen-5-ol, the finial product cost is lower than used Triclosan.

Or we can say Cresols are methylphenol compounds which are naturally occuring or synthetic. For example, Thymol, also called isopropyl-m-cresol, thyme camphor or thymic acid, is obtained from the essential oil of the herb thyme, Thymus vulgaris. It is also produced synthetically. Thymol is effective as an antifungal preservative. Thymol has a characteristic pungent odor and a somewhat caustic taste.

O-cymen-5-ol can replace triclosan completely. So who has used this O-cymen-5-ol? They are Korea SK,LG,Japan Lion,Kao,Mandom ,Usa avon ect.


So who can supply O-cymen-5-ol in the world? In fact, there is only two factories in the world. One is come from Japan and another come from China. However,as the China supplier Zhonglan Industry Co.,Ltd price and quality is good, more and more cosmetic company choose them. Although Zhonglan’s factory is not huge, they are professional.Their worshop is 100000 grade dust-free GMP standard. their production is very safe and production method is advanced. They encurage customer to visit their factory and people are very friendly.

Here you can find their o-Cymen-5-ol specific and o-Cymen-5-ol msds and the HPLC map as follows:

o-Cymen-5-ol specification from Zhonglan o-Cymen-5-ol msds and o-Cymen-5-ol

More about O-cymen-5-ol: it is Synonyms are:3-methyl-4-isopropylphenol,4-isopropyl-3-methylphenol,4-isopropyl-m-cresol,BIOSOL,4-Isopropyl-2-methylphenol,4-isopropyl-2-methyl-phenol,4-Isopropyl-5-methylphenol

So if you want to search triclosan replacement you can visit Zhonglan Industry website www.chinabiosol.com
Contact person: Nancy


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