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NataPresTM - ECOCert Approved for use in Certified Organic products

Attention:  We have been advised the manufacturer has increased the wholesale  price of NataPres again.  Following a 45% increase in November 2017, they have now increased the wholesale price to $265.55/lb.  That's a 270% increase over what we were paying in November and a 400% increase from last Fall.  As as result of this, WE ARE DISCONTINUING SALES OF THIS PRESERVATIVE AS SOON AS STOCK IS DEPLETED.

If you are interested in purchasing this by the pail, we will put you in touch with the US distributor. 

NataPresTM is an all natural compound with effective preservative properties, based on the synergy exhibited by multiple plant extracts. It combines a radish root ferment filtrate with honeysuckle and aspen bark extracts and gluconolactone in a base of glycerin. 

NataPresTM was developed for paraben-free preservation with effectiveness in a broad pH range.  It is easy to use and will not impart any additional color or odors to your formulation.

NataPresTMprovides predominantly a spectrum of activity again Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. In formulations tested by the manufacturer, it demonstrated activity against fungi and yeast when used at typical levels. However, additional protection against fungi and yeast may be necessary in some formulations. See the Technical Data for more information on Synergy Tests of  NataPresTM together with other anti-fungal ingredients.

Key Benefits

  • Globally approved
  • Water soluble
  • Made with naturally derived materials
  • Virtually odorless
  • Heat stable to at 60°C (140°F)
  • Effective at pH levels between 2  - 8
  • Broad spectrum of antibacterial activity
  • Compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients
  • Very mild, with low to no irritation potential
  • ECOCert Approved for use in ECOCert Certified Organic products

Applications

  • Hand Creams
  • Body Creams & Lotions
  • Facial Products
  • Shampoos
  • Conditioners

NataPresTMhas been tested, via HPLC, for the presence of the following common preservatives: Methyl Paraben, Ethyl Paraben, Isopropyl Paraben, Propyl Paraben, Isobutyl Paraben, Butyl Paraben, Dehydroacetic Acid and Benzoic Acid.  None were identified within detectable limits, with the exception of Benzoic Acid (a natural constituent of Honeysuckle), which was found at 0.0014%.  Recent testing (2015) has determined that levels of formaldehyde found to be a approximately 1200 ppm (0.1%) in the NEAT NataPres product.  At a usage level of 1-2% this amount would yield levels below the detectability threshold and levels of concern for consumer products.  This was confirmed to be coming from the Japanese Honeysuckle extract and they believe that it is inherently and naturally present in the material and will likely be so going forward.  Their goal was always to produce a product that is formaldehyde-free if nature allowed it.  But, based on their testing, they do not have confidence that a completely formaldehyde-free claim can be made going forward.  You can see their full letter on the MSDS/Tech Data Tab.

No animal testing was used in the development or testing of NataPresTM

Formulation Guidelines

  • Recommended use level for cosmetic formulations: 0.5 - 2.5%
  • Potential anti-acne application at concentrations of 3.0% - 10.0% (based on MIC testing of p.acnes)
  • Can be added directly to the formulation post-emulsification at or below 50°C (122°F)
  • Effective in a broad pH range from 2 to 8
  • Compatible with most ingredients used in the personal care and pharmaceutical industry
  • Products which are highly prone to mold or yeast growth might need additional fungal protection

The choice of preservatives for personal care formulations should be carefully considered. This is especially true when using natural antimicrobials and or other “mild” antimicrobials.  We recommend that every formula undergo stability and microbial testing to ensure adequate preservation.

 

Recommended Usage Level: 0.5% - 2.5%

pH (as supplied): 4.9
Appearance: Straw to yellow colored liquid
Solubility: Soluble in water
Country of Origin: USA
Shelf Life: 36 months 
Storage and Use: Sealed container away from sunlight. Do not freeze, store at or near room temperature. Mix well prior to use; may sediment on standing.


INCI: Glycerin (and) Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate (and) Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract (and) Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Extract (and) Populus Tremuloides Bark Extract (and) Gluconolactone.

 

California Prop 65 Statement: The following statement is made in order to comply with the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product is not known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Here you will find Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and Technical Data Sheets. The files are in PDF format. To access a file, click on the relevant button or the file name. For your convenience, it will open up in a new browser window.

Please note: You must have Acrobat Reader to view the files listed here. If necessary, the Acrobat Reader link will directed you to a page where it can be downloaded.

Technical Data

 
NataPres Technical Data (Large File)
NataPres Ingredients Notice Letter

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

NataPres MSDS

Lotioncrafter formulas in which this ingredient appears are listed below. Formulas are used as a means to provide basic formulating information and guidance in the use of ingredients Lotioncrafter supplies. Formulations are provided in percentages, grams and ounces. Most create a batch size of 1000g (33 ounces). Because percentages are provided, they can be sized up or down with ease.

The files are in PDF format. To access a file, click on the relevant button or the file name. For your convenience, it will open up in a new browser window.

Please note: You must have Acrobat Reader to view the files listed here. If necessary, the Acrobat Reader link will directed you to a page where it can be downloaded.

Formulations
Antiaging Facial Moisturizer for Mature Skin

By accessing this formulation you acknowledge that it is your responsibility to ensure formulation integrity and freedom to practice and that the information herein is provided with no warranties express or implied. Ensuring suitability and stability is your responsibility in every respect and should include doing appropriate formula stability and preservative efficacy testing as well as appropriate patent search and analysis.


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