Leucidal® SF Max Broad-Spectrum Anti-Microbial
A powerful all-natural broad-spectrum antimicrobial alternative to synthetic preservatives
For the serious lotion crafter, use in combination with gluconolactone to preserve your products like Burt's Bees natural skincare.
Available in two sizes, 4 oz. White mini-jug and 16 oz white jug!
Burt's Bees was the front-runner in using a Lactobacillus Ferment is an all-natural alternative to synthetic preservatives. Burt's Bees uses a combination of Lactobacillus Ferment with Gluconate.
Now, you can protect your homemade skincare and cosmetic formulations with Leucidal® SFMax.
Add a 2-4% concentration of Leucidal® SF Max to your DIY skincare or cosmetic formulation. Blend until well mixed. Leucidal® SF Max may be hazy. To reduce haze, bring to room temperature before adding.
Consider adding a preservative like Gluconate to protect against yeast and mold. When finished, store in the fridge.
Want to learn how to make your own products? Check out some of our DIY formulas for anti-aging oils, serums, scrubs, and more.
You can add Leucidal® SF Max to any of these and keep it fresh and free of bacteria, yeast, and mold for quite some time.
To keep your cosmetics fresh for more extended periods, follow our directions for adding a serum booster. But, then, it's the same process!
Recommended Usage Rate: 2 to 4%
Appearance: Hazy to clear liquid
It is a salicylic-free product.
Place in the refrigerator upon arrival.
The 4-ounce size would make 200 ounces with a 2% concentration. At a 4% concentration, it would create approximately a 100-ounce batch.
The 16-ounce white jug is large enough to make about 800 ounces with a 2% concentration. At a 4% concentration, it would create approximately a 400-ounce batch.
Leucidal® SF Max is a trademark of Active Micro Technologies.
Leucidal® SF Max is approved for use with cosmetics and is not used for foods or beverages. Leucidal® SF Max is not for human consumption.
For more information on formulating, view our formulating guide.
This product is antimicrobial and does NOT protect against fungi, yeast, or mold. We recommend adding a 4% concentration along with an additional preservative such as Gluconate for complete protection.
If you are formulating to sell your products on the open market, it is always a good idea to have your product's challenge tested. So that you know how well the preservative is working.
Do not directly apply to your skin. Instead, this product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rate.
For external use only. All ingredients are cosmetic grade.
Statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat and cure or prevent disease. Always consult with your professional skincare provider.
California Prop 65 Statement: The following statement is made to comply with the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product is not known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm.
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what is the shelf life of leucidal sf max
The shelf life for Leucidal Max is 12 months when stored in a cool, dry place and protected from light.