Cosphatec is a leading German company for the manufacture and sale of raw materials to the cosmetics industry. High-quality complexing agents, antioxidants, emulsifiers and multifunctionals are delivered to customers all over the world via their powerful, international distribution network. Alternative preservatives for the natural cosmetics sector have been their focus ever since the founding of the company in 2005. In addition, own raw materials and raw material combinations are developed in the company laboratory in Hamburg.

Cosphatec Natural derived Multifunctionals

Cosphatec GmbH's most popular product range, which includes the raw materials we love the most: Sourced from 100 % natural and sustainable sources, bio-degradable and all approved by COSMOS. Cosphaderm® Natural Multifunctionals have strong antimicrobial activity and provide microbial stability for multiple personal care applications – although they are not listed as preservatives according to the EU Cosmetics Regulation, they are the perfect replacement for traditional preservatives. Profit from excellent skin tolerance and additional functions that these raw materials provide.
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Cosphaderm® CA naturalCinnamic AcidRecommended Concentration [%]:0.05 - 0.30, pH-range:<6.0
Cosphaderm® GeMixGlyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl UndecylenateRecommended Concentration [%]:0.3 - 0.7 pH-range:3.5 - 7.5
Cosphaderm® GMCYGlyceryl CaprylateRecommended Concentration [%]:0.8 - 1.2, pH-range:<6.2
Cosphaderm® LA-TLevulinic Acid, Glycerin, Sodium Levulinate, Aqua Recommended Concentration [%]:0.5- 1.0, pH-range:<6.0
Cosphaderm® Magnolia Extract 98Magnolia Officinalis Bark ExtractRecommended Concentration [%]:0.05 - 0.2, pH independent
Cosphaderm® MultiMEGGlyceryl Caprylate, Pentylene Glycol, Magnolia Officinalis Bark ExtractRecommended Concentration [%]:1.2 - 1.6 pH-range:3.5 - 7.5
Cosphaderm® pAS naturalp-Anisic AcidRecommended Concentration [%]:0.05 - 0.30, pH-range:<6.0
Cosphaderm® Pentiol naturalPentylene GlycolRecommended Concentration [%]:1.0 - 3.0, pH independent
Cosphaderm® Propanediol naturalPropanediolRecommended Concentration [%]:1.0 - 5.0, pH independent
Cosphaderm® Sodium LAASSodium Levulinate, Sodium AnisateRecommended Concentration [%]:0.8 - 1.2, pH-range:<6.0
Cosphaderm® Sodium pAS naturalSodium AnisateRecommended Concentration [%]:0.05 - 0.30, pH-range:<6.0
Cosphaderm® TOMPentylene Glycol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl UndecylenateRecommended Concentration [%]:1.2 - 1.6 pH-range:3.5 - 7.5

Cosphatec Multifunctionals

Our nature-identical and bio-degradable Multifunctionals will help you to transition to more natural resources step by step as most of the identical structures are already found in nature. Benefit from the strong antimicrobial activity these materials provide to replace listed preservatives or boost any preservative system in an eco-friendly way.
ProductINCIDetails
Cosphaderm® ASp-Anisic AcidRecommended Concentration [%]:0.05 - 0.30, pH-range:<6.0
Cosphaderm® Pentiol GLPentylene GlycolRecommended Concentration [%]:1.0 - 3.0, pH independent
Cosphaderm® Hexiol1,2-HexanediolRecommended Concentration [%]:0.5 - 1.5 pH independent
Cosphaderm® OctiolCaprylyl GlycolRecommended Concentration [%]:0.1 - 0.3, pH independent
Cosphaderm® PhPPhenylpropanolRecommended Concentration [%]:0.3 - 0.5, pH independent
Cosphaderm® POPPropanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, PhenylpropanolRecommended Concentration [%]:0.8 - 1.2, pH independent
Cosphaderm® DicapoCaprylyl Glycol, Dipropylene Glycol, Glyceryl CaprylateRecommended Concentration [%]:0.7 - 1.2 pH-range:3.5 - 7.5

Cosphatec Preservative Blends

With our expertise, we have developed mild and highly efficient blends that combine selected preservatives with Cosphaderm® Multifunctionals. Choose our Cosphagard® line if you want to reduce the number of listed preservatives – in both: mass-market products and any kind of formulation.
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Cosphagard® ElbeSodium Levulinate, Sodium Benzoate, AquaRecommended Concentration [%]:2.0 - 2.5, pH-range:<6.0
Cosphagard® PolSodium Levulinate, Potassium Sorbate, AquaRecommended Concentration [%]:1.5 - 2.0, pH-range:<6.0
Cosphagard® CapPhenoxyethanol, Caprylyl GlycolRecommended Concentration [%]:0.8 - 1.1, pH independent
Cosphagard® SA naturalSalicylic Acid Recommended Concentration [%]:0.3 - 0.5, pH <5.5

Cosphatec Antioxidants

Our Cosphaderm® Tocopherols are known as the most powerful natural antioxidants with an effective mix of alpha-, beta-, gamma- and delta-tocopherols. All of them are 100 % naturally sourced and qualities diluted in organic sunflower make them the first choice for formulators. Boost the antioxidative effect for higher stability and add our Cosphaderm® AP.
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Cosphaderm® T-70 NON GMOTocopherol, Helianthus Annuus Seed oilFunction Antioxidant, Product Protection, Recommended Concentration [%]:0.3 - 0.5
Cosphaderm® T-70 NON GMO ECOTocopherol, Helianthus Annuus Seed oilFunction Antioxidant, Product Protection, Recommended Concentration [%]:0.05 - 0.2
Cosphaderm® T-70 NON GMO SoyTocopherol, Glycine Soja oilFunction Antioxidant, Product Protection, Recommended Concentration [%]:0.05 - 0.3
Cosphaderm® APAscorbyl PalmitateAntioxidant, Whitening, Recommended Concentration [%]:0.05 - 0.1

Cosphatec Natural Thickening & Gelling Agents

In the eyes of formulators, Cosphatec offer the best xanthan gums on the market: all-natural and vegan, highly transparent, highly stable and easy to disperse with exceptional rheologic behaviour. Cosphaderm® Xanthan Gums have an excellent impact on sensory profiles without causing any sticky feeling. Replace carbomers and avoid microplastics with a natural and vegan gelling agent – Cosphaderm® KG is your ideal choice for the best viscosity increasing material that nature offers.
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Cosphaderm® X 34Xanthan GumFunction: Emulsion stabilising, Viscosity controlling Recommended Concentration [%]:0.1 - 1.0
Cosphaderm® X softXanthan GumFunction: Emulsion stabilising, Viscosity controlling Recommended Concentration [%]:0.1 - 1.0
Cosphaderm® KGAmorphophallus Konjac Root ExtractFunction: Emulsion stabilising, Viscosity controlling, Gel forming, Film forming. Recommended Concentration [%]:0.1 - 1.1

Cosphatec Active Ingredients

Cosphaderm® Actives satisfy formulators just as much as marketing departments: They are highly efficient with outstanding functions, such as anti-aging, antioxidant, skin conditioning, moisturising or warming. They are all vegan, non-GMO and most are approved by COSMOS. Formulate what you claim. Claim what you formulate.
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Cosphaderm® EGCg ECONATCamellia Sinensis Leaf ExtractFunction: Anti-pollution, Antioxidant, UV-absorber, Radical scavengerg. Recommended Concentration [%]:0.05 - 0.1
Cosphaderm® VBEVanillyl Butyl Ether Function: Promoting hair growth, Warming, Boosting blood circulation. Recommended Concentration [%]:0.1 - 0.3
Cosphaderm® E-1000 NON GMOTocopherol, Helianthus Annuus Seed oilFunction: Antioxidant, Anti-Aging, Radical scavanger Recommended Concentration [%]:0.1 - 0.5
Cosphaderm® E-1000 SunflowerTocopheryl Acetate, Helianthus Annuus Seed oilFunction: Antioxidant, Anti-Aging, Radical scavanger Recommended Concentration [%]:0.1 - 0.5
Cosphaderm® E-1000Ac NON GMOTocopherol, Helianthus Annuus Seed oilFunction: Radical scavenger, Liberates vitamin E in the skin, Anti-aging Recommended Concentration [%]:0.1 - 0.3
Cosphaderm® PA ECONATPhytic Acid, AquaFunction: Chelating agent, Recommended Concentration [%]:0.05 - 0.3
Cosphaderm® CHACaprylhydroxamic AcidFunction: Chelating agent, Recommended Concentration [%]:0.05 - 0.3

Cosphatec Natural Emollient

Substitute silicone oils naturally with our light and fast-spreading Cosphaderm® Feel.
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Cosphaderm® FeelTriheptanoinFunction: Fast spreading emollient, Skin conditioning, Hair conditioning Recommended Concentration [%]:1.00 - 10.0