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Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol is a mild bactericide and a perfume fixative.

This organic, liquid chemical compound is clear and viscous with a faint rose odor (sometimes known as rose ether).

Phenoxyethanol is on the Soil Association’s list of preservatives approved for use in organic cosmetics.

Phenoxyethanol is a gentle preservative that is used across a range of cosmetic products and toiletries.

It is a topical antiseptic and a bactericide, which means it can control the growth of bacteria and by killing it.