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What Are The Main Ingredients In Wet Wipes?

Oct 21,2022 / / Author: ShengKui

Now wet paper towels have become a common item on the street and in bags, especially in summer, it is cool and convenient to use cool wet paper towels to wipe off sweat on your face. Items that are too convenient also have disadvantages. Wet wipes have been rumored to be very harmful due to the problem of additives. What are the ingredients of wet wipes?

①Water - purified water, pure water, RO pure water

The content of liquid medicine in wet wipes generally accounts for about 80%, and the level of content affects the wet and dry feel. More than 90% of the liquid medicine is water. In order to avoid the reaction between the water and the liquid medicine, the water in the wet tissue must be specially treated water.

②Moisturizer - Propylene Glycol

Propylene glycol is a solvent and a humectant. It can help the effective substances in the liquid to dissolve in the water, so that the water is not easily volatilized, and has antibacterial and antiseptic effects, so it is found in almost all wet wipes.

③Preservatives - phenoxyethanol, etc.

Wet wipes contain a lot of water and different substances. In order to keep the active substances active, preservatives (phenoxyethanol, methylparaben, paraben) must be added, but usually the content is very low and does not produce negative influence.

④ Antibacterial agents - sodium lactate, eucalyptus leaves

There are many types of antibacterial agents, both chemically synthesized antibacterial agents and natural antibacterial agents. As the name suggests, it destroys bacteria and inhibits the reproduction of bacteria.

⑤Nonionic surfactant - polyoxyethylene hydrogenated castor oil

Non-ionic surfactants (polyoxyethylene hydrogenated castor oil and polyether) are found in laundry detergents and most detergents, which are used to remove dirt and grease for cleaning. Plus other natural ingredients like chamomile oil for soothing and anti-inflammatory; aloe vera extract for moisturizing and more.

To learn more, see: Custom Care Wipes Manufacturers

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