Anallerg® HD is 98% Hexamidine Diisethionate, which is a water-soluble cationic substance that can inhibit and kill various Gram-positive and negative bacteria, various molds and yeasts. Hexamidine Diisethionate also has good effect on various microorganisms, especially Pityrosporum ovum, which causes scalp lesions and dandruff. Hexamidine Diisethionate has excellent skin and scalp tolerance and has no irritating effect even on the eyes. Hexamidine Diisethionate is a chemical with excellent anti-dandruff and antipruritic functions used in shampoo products. At the same time, Hexamidine Diisethionate is also a new anti-acne and acne-removing functional component. As an efficient broad-spectrum antibacterial agent, Hexamidine Diisethionate is very safe and mild, less irritating to skin, and has excellent compatibility with common raw materials in daily chemical products, so it has a very unique application in cosmetics industry.
INCI Name: Hexamidine Diisethionate
CAS No.: 659-40-5
Specifications (For detailed specifications, please refer to Certificate of Analysis):
Appearance: White to white-like powder
Purity (HPLC-DAD): ≥98.0%
Scalp care products, hair care products, sebum-control products, anti-acne products, antiperspirant products, deodorant products, etc.
Generally 0.02-0.1% (anti-dandruff shampoo: 0.03-0.1%, anti-acne products: 0.05-0.1%, deodorant products: 0.05-0.1%, use as preservative: 0.02-0.1%)
- Due to that it is cationic, Anallerg® HD does not have a good compatibility with anionic ingredients, such as Xanthan gum, Sodium Hyaluronate, etc., but it does not affect the anti-bacterial effect.
- ® HD is not compatible with carbomer when used directly; Pre-mix Anallerg® HD with a small amount of anionic surfactants if carbomer is used to thicken a gel formula(anionic surfactant micelles can prevent the damaging effect of ions on carbomer).
- Pre-dissolve Anallerg® HD in surfactant solution, then add it into the formula below 50 ℃ and stir evenly.
- Adjust pH of the formula to 3.0-8.0, avoid contact with strong acids, proportion of surfactants shall be well controlled when used with anions.
Anallerg® HD is usually packed in 1kg, 5kg, 25kg; Other package sizes could be customized if necessary.
Anallerg® HD shall be stored below 25℃ in well-ventilated and dry condition, keep sealed in original container and away from light.
Anallerg® HD can be stored for 3 years when the package is unopened and stored in strict accordance with the storage conditions recommended by the manufacturer; please use it as soon as possible once opened.