Description: Suttocide A is sold as a 50% aqueous solution of sodium
hydroxymethylglycinate. The solution is a clear alkaline liquid with a mild
characteristic odor. This single preservative is a broad spectrum antimicrobial
that is active against Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, yeast and mold,
even at low concentrations, providing cost-effective preservation.
Suttocide A remains active at a pH as high as 12, and can be used in
acidic conditions as low as pH 3.5, giving the formulator very broad flexibility
as well as allowing adequate preservation of alkaline products. Suttocide A can
also be used to neutralize acidic compounds, without any loss of antimicrobial
is permanently listed by the EU at levels up to 0.5% active without
Suttocide A is a broad spectrum antimicrobial for use in
shampoos and conditioners, when used at 0.1-0.2% (as supplied). This provides a
safe and cost effective preservative system.
Suttocide A is sold as a pH
10-12 aqueous solution and can be used to react with Stabileze® 06 or to
neutralize carbomer to form stable clear gels without losing its antimicrobial
activity. Suttocide A is synergistic with other preservatives. Suttocide A in
combination with LiquaPar® Oil is particularly effective for preserving complex
Suttocide A is stable and active up to pH 12 and can also
be used in acidic conditions as low as 3.5, giving the formulator very broad pH
flexibility as well as being able to adequately preserve alkaline products, e.g.
A is a Registered Trademark of International Specialty