Diazolidinyl Urea

Diazolidinyl Urea

Diazolidinyl urea is popularly used in cosmetics as an antimicrobial preservative and a formaldehyde releaser. It is a water-soluble preservative that’s colorless, odorless, and stable. Diazolidinyl urea is related to imidazolidinyl urea but has broader antimicrobial properties.

– Conventional Product
– Antimicrobial
– Used in cosmetics and skincare products

INCI: 1-[1,3-bis(Hydroxymethyl)-2,5-dioxoimidazolidin-4-yl]-1,3-bis(hydroxymethyl)urea
Extraction Method: Diazolidinyl urea is produced by the chemical reaction of allantoin and formaldehyde in the presence of sodium hydroxide solution and heat. The reaction mixture is then neutralized with hydrochloric acid and evaporated
Color: coloreless
Odor: odorless
Texture: water binding and exfoliating

Key Attributes:
• Antimicrobials
• Moisturizing agent
• Preservative

Applications:
• Creams, lotions & gels
• Decorative cosmetics/Make-up
• Hair care (Shampoos, Conditioners & Styling)
• Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care)

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