Effective against bacteria, safe for your family
A safe and natural registered antimicrobial product that can be used in human hygiene applications (PT1) such as hand soaps, hand disinfectants and body washes.
It combines the performance of a good antibacterial hand soap ingredient
with the safety that consumers want — which means effective cleaning, with no toxicity to people and the environment. That’s a powerful combination.
Effective antibacterial compound for hand soaps
PURAC® Sanilac is an antibacterial active that contains Corbion’s L(+) Lactic Acid. It delivers antibacterial benefits to a wide range of cleaning and disinfectant products, and has been used in the home care industry for many years. It can also now be utilized in human hygiene applications (PT1), such as formulations for hand soaps, hand disinfectants and body washes.
Registrations and availability
PURAC® Sanilac is a globally available product. In the United States, PURAC® Sanilac is registered as an active with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is also approved for the Design for Environment (DfE) pilot program.
In Europe, PURAC® Sanilac is now approved within the Biocidal Product Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 for product type 1 (PT 1): Human Hygiene applications. PURAC® Sanilac, can therefore be used in registered human hygiene formulations as an active ingredient, according to Corbion’s notification dossiers.
This product can be used in human hygiene applications like hand soaps, body washes and hand sanitizers.
Bar soap: Solving a slippery change
Thanks to its water binding properties, our PURASAL® S/HQ60 is ideal for the manufacturing of bar soap, specifically:
- Increasing hardness of oil-based soap bars
- Enabling stamping and release from molds
- Reducing water-loss and cracking.
Which PURAC grade suits you?
We offer different grades of PURAC depending on your needs. For example, PURAC HiPure 90 is a highly concentrated, USP grade L-lactic acid. Meanwhile PURAC UltraPure 50 is a less concentrated, easy-to-formulate grade. Our UltraPure grade, on the other hand, offers the lowest odor available within the PURAC family; while another easy-to-use product is PURAC BF/P41 - a partially neutralized grade of L-lactic acid containing potassium lactate.
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