Anti-dandruff Active


Anti-dandruff Active

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August 07, 2020
Octopirox® or Piroctone olamine is one of the most efficient anti-dandruff actives available on the market today. Designed specifically to treat seborrheic dermatitis and dry scalp, piroctone olamine offers additional benefits: it is environmentally friendly, multifunctional (doubles as preserving agent), and can be used in various cosmetic formats. We present a key active ingredient from Clariant’s product range for the personal care industry: Octopirox® – your best alternative

Scalp Care Benefits

  • Dandruff-and flake-free
  • Itch-free
  • Gentle on scalp


Additional Benefits 

  • Low aquatic toxicity (no labeling required)
  • Broad-spectrum preservation
  • Appearance: White to faintly yellowish-white crystalline powder
  • Active Substance (ca.): min 99%
  • INCI-Name: Piroctone olamine

Anti-dandruff/anti-itch: Shampoo, conditioner, scalp tonic, cream rinse

Deodorants: Roll-on, spray, foot deodorant cream, stick

Anti-acne products: Gel, lotion, cleanser

  • Transparent formulation
  • Easy to formulate
  • pH- and temperature stable

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