Preservative free products - the right strategy to sustainability or a dead end?

The trend in chemical industry in green and sustainable products unbroken and will drive our business within in the next 5-10 years. In this context preservatives (biocides) are very often considered as a necessary evil and it is very attractive for formulators of chemical consumer products to eliminate them?..but is that really the right direction? The intention of this presentation is to discuss this issue with the focus on consumer safety. The Key elements of the talk are: - Consumer expectation (green and sustainable) -One practical example: The current situation in the cosmetic industry and product liability - Target of the European Biocidal Products Regulation and why we can't expect new "green" actives within the next 5 years - New sustainable preservation concepts and strategies.
Duration: 30:26
Speaker: Ingo Krull
Company: Vink Chemicals
Conference: EC WebForum Preservation
Date: 28.04.2021