What we do

Cosphatec takes care of skin tolerance and of nature at the same time. We use bio-degradable raw materials that are derived from sustainable and natural sources. These are all tested according to the highest German quality standards to guarantee the best possible effect on the skin.

All of our raw materials are vegan and do not contain any GMO.
The core products are approved by COSMOS and we source our palm oil strictly following RSPO standards.
All Cosphatec raw materials reliably cover the essential needs of cosmetic formulators: microbial stability, antioxidative stability as well as stability for emulsions and viscosity.

Benefit from natural stability for modern cosmetics!

Natural Multifunctionals

Natural Alternative Preservatives

Our most popular product range, which includes the raw materials we love the most: Sourced from 100 % natural and sustainable sources, bio-degradable and all approved by COSMOS. Cosphaderm® Natural Multifunctionals have strong antimicrobial activity and provide microbial stability for multiple personal care applications – although they are not listed as preservatives according to the EU Cosmetics Regulation, they are the perfect replacement for traditional preservatives.Profit from excellent skin tolerance and additional functions that these raw materials provide.

Cosphaderm® LA-T

INCI-NAME:
Levulinic Acid, Glycerin, Sodium Levulinate, Aqua
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
<6.0

Cosphaderm® pAS natural

INCI-NAME:
p-Anisic Acid
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
<6.0

Cosphaderm® Sodium pAS natural

INCI-NAME:
Sodium Anisate
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
<6.0

Cosphaderm® Sodium LAAS

INCI-NAME:
Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Anisate
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
<6.0

Cosphaderm® CA natural

INCI-NAME:
Cinnamic Acid
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
<6.0

Cosphaderm® Propanediol natural

INCI-NAME:
Propanediol
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
pH independent

Cosphaderm® Pentiol natural

INCI-NAME:
Pentylene Glycol
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
pH independent

Cosphaderm® GMCY

INCI-NAME:
Glyceryl Caprylate
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
3.5 - 7.5

Cosphaderm® Magnolia Extract 98

INCI-NAME:
Magnolia Officinalis Bark Extract
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
pH independent

Cosphaderm® GeMix

INCI-NAME:
Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
3.5 - 7.5

Cosphaderm® MultiMEG

INCI-NAME:
Glyceryl Caprylate, Pentylene Glycol, Magnolia Officinalis Bark Extract
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
3.5 - 7.5

Cosphaderm® TOM

INCI-NAME:
Pentylene Glycol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
3.5 - 7.5

Multifunctionals

Nature-Identical Preservatives

Our nature-identical and bio-degradable Multifunctionals will help you to transition to more natural resources step by step, because as most of the identical structures are already found in nature. Benefit from the strong antimicrobial activity these materials provide to replace listed preservatives or boost any preservative system in an eco-friendly way.

Cosphaderm® AS

INCI-NAME:
p-Anisic Acid
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
<6.0

Cosphaderm® Pentiol GL

INCI-NAME:
Pentylene Glycol
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
pH independent

Cosphaderm® Hexiol

INCI-NAME:
1,2-Hexanediol
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
pH independent

Cosphaderm® Octiol

INCI-NAME:
Caprylyl Glycol
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
pH independent

Cosphaderm® PhP

INCI-NAME:
Phenylpropanol
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
pH independent

Cosphaderm® POP

INCI-NAME:
Propanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenylpropanol
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
pH independent

Cosphaderm® Dicapo

INCI-NAME:
Caprylyl Glycol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Dipropylene Glycol
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
3.5 - 7.5

Preservative Blends

Paraben-Free Mixtures

With our expertise, we have developed mild and highly efficient preservative blends that combine selected preservatives with Cosphaderm® Multifunctionals. Choose our Cosphagard® line if you want to reduce the amount of listed preservatives – in both: mass market products and any kind of formulation.

Cosphagard® Elbe

INCI-NAME:
Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Benzoate, Aqua
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
<6.0

Cosphagard® Pol

INCI-NAME:
Sodium Levulinate, Potassium Sorbate, Aqua
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
<6.0

Cosphagard® Cap

INCI-NAME:
Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
pH independent

Cosphagard® SA natural

INCI-NAME:
Salicylic Acid
Efficacy Spectrum:
Bacteria:
Yeast:
Mould:
pH-range:
<5.5

Antioxidants

Natural Tocopherol-Mixtures

Our Cosphaderm® Tocopherols are known as the most powerful natural antioxidants with an effective mix of alpha-, beta-, gamma- and delta-tocopherols. All of them are 100 % naturally sourced. Qualities diluted in organic sunflower make them the first choice for formulators. Boost the antioxidative effect for higher stability and add our Cosphaderm® AP.

Cosphaderm® T-70 NON GMO

INCI-NAME:
Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil
SOURCE:
Soy, Sunflower
FUNCTION:
Antioxidant, Product protection

Cosphaderm® T-70 NON GMO ECO

INCI-NAME:
Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil
SOURCE:
Soy, Sunflower
FUNCTION:
Antioxidant, Product protection

Cosphaderm® T-70 NON GMO Soy

INCI-NAME:
Tocopherol, Glycine Soja Oil
SOURCE:
Soy
FUNCTION:
Antioxidant, Product protection

Cosphaderm® AP

INCI-NAME:
Ascorbyl Palmitate
SOURCE:
Corn, Palm oil
FUNCTION:
Antioxidant, Whitening

Natural Emulsifiers & Emollients

Natural Lecithins

The wide selection of Cosphaderm® Lecithins is the most natural form of skin conditioning and their 100 % natural phospholipids offer a broad range of positive functions. Formulators like to use them for sensory enhancement, to form liposomes, encapsulate actives, act as hair or skin conditioning agents or as elegant co-emulsifiers. Substitute silicone oils naturally with our light and fast-spreading Cosphaderm® Feel.

Cosphaderm® E NGM

INCI-NAME:
Lysolecithin
SOURCE:
Soy
FUNCTION:
Emulsifying, Skin conditioning

Cosphaderm® E 100 E IP

INCI-NAME:
Lysolecithin
SOURCE:
Soy
FUNCTION:
Emulsifying, Skin conditioning

Cosphaderm® SF-D organic

INCI-NAME:
Lecithin
STATUS:
ORGANIC
SOURCE:
Sunflower
FUNCTION:
Emulsifying, Skin conditioning

Cosphaderm® SF-75H

INCI-NAME:
Hydrogenated Lecithin
SOURCE:
Sunflower
FUNCTION:
Emulsifying, Skin conditioning

Cosphaderm® SB-75H

INCI-NAME:
Hydrogenated Lecithin
SOURCE:
Soy
FUNCTION:
Emulsifying, Skin conditioning

Cosphaderm® Feel

INCI-NAME:
Triheptanoin
SOURCE:
Rapeseed, Castor
FUNCTION:
Fast spreading emollient, Skin conditioning, Hair conditioning

Natural Thickening & Gelling Agents

HIGH-QUALITY XANTHAN GUMS

In the eyes of formulators, we offer the best xanthan gums on the market. All natural and vegan, highly transparent, highly stable and easy to disperse with exceptional rheologic behaviour. Cosphaderm® Xanthan Gums have an excellent impact on sensory profiles without causing any sticky feeling. Replace carbomers and avoid microplastics with a natural and vegan gelling agent – Cosphaderm® KG is your ideal choice for the best viscosity increasing material that nature offers.

Cosphaderm® X 34

INCI-NAME:
Xanthan Gum
STATUS:
ORGANIC
SOURCE:
Corn
FUNCTION:
Emulsion stabilising, Viscosity controlling

Cosphaderm® X soft

INCI-NAME:
Xanthan Gum
STATUS:
VEGAN
SOURCE:
Corn
FUNCTION:
Emulsion stabilising, Viscosity controlling

Cosphaderm® KG

INCI-NAME:
Amorphophallus Konjac Root Extract
SOURCE:
Konjac
FUNCTION:
Emulsion stabilising, Viscosity controlling, Gel forming, Film forming

Actives

REMARKABLE AGENTS

Our Cosphaderm® Actives satisfy formulators just as much as marketing departments: They are highly efficient with outstanding functions, such as anti-aging, antioxidant, skin conditioning, moisturising or warming. They are all vegan, non-GMO and most are approved by COSMOS.Formulate what you claim. Claim what you formulate.

Cosphaderm® EGCg ECONAT

INCI-NAME:
Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract
SOURCE:
Camellia Sinensis
FUNCTION:
Anti-pollution, Antioxidant, UV-absorber, Radical scavenger

Cosphaderm® Sodium Hyaluronate low 5

INCI-NAME:
Sodium Hyaluronate
SOURCE:
Corn, Soy
FUNCTION:
Humectant, Moisturiser for deeper skin layers, Anti-aging

Cosphaderm® Sodium Hyaluronate low

INCI-NAME:
Sodium Hyaluronate
SOURCE:
Corn, Soy
FUNCTION:
Humectant, Anti-aging, Skin conditioning

Cosphaderm® Sodium Hyaluronate

INCI-NAME:
Sodium Hyaluronate
SOURCE:
Wheat, Corn, Soy, Sugar cane
FUNCTION:
Humectant, Skin conditioning

Cosphaderm® Sodium Hyaluronate high

INCI-NAME:
Sodium Hyaluronate
SOURCE:
Corn, Soy
FUNCTION:
Moisturising film former,Skin conditioning, Viscosity controlling

Cosphaderm® VBE

INCI-NAME:
Vanillyl Butyl Ether
SOURCE:
Synthetic
FUNCTION:
Promoting hair growth, Warming, Boosting blood circulation

Cosphaderm® E-1000 NON GMO

INCI-NAME:
Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil
SOURCE:
Soy, Sunflower
FUNCTION:
Antioxidant, Anti-aging, Radical scavenger

Cosphaderm® E-1000 Sunflower

INCI-NAME:
Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil
SOURCE:
Sunflower
FUNCTION:
Antioxidant, Anti-aging, Radical scavenger

Cosphaderm® E-1000Ac NON GMO

INCI-NAME:
Tocopheryl Acetate, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil
SOURCE:
Soy, Sunflower
FUNCTION:
Radical scavenger, Liberates vitamin E in the skin, Anti-aging

Cosphaderm® PA ECONAT

INCI-NAME:
Phytic Acid, Aqua
STATUS:
Corn, Rice
SOURCE:
Corn, Rice
FUNCTION:
Chelating

Cosphaderm® CHA

INCI-NAME:
Caprylhydroxamic Acid
SOURCE:
Coconut
FUNCTION:
Chelating
The use of Caprylhydroxamic Acid for the preservation of certain cosmetic formulations is described in European Patent No. EP2224973B1, US Patent No. US8993641B1 as well as US Patent Application US20170360035A1.
Certain types of use of Heptyl Undecylenate sourced from natural origin are protected by European Patents no. EP2323969 and EP3311792.