INCI: Diazolidinyl urea

What is Diazolidinyl urea?

Diazolidinyl urea is a synthetic preservative used in various preparations. It releases formaldehyde in the process of using a product, which makes its use little objectionable.

Use & Benefits

It is used as a preservative in self-care products like creams, lotions, baby wipes, hand washes, bubble bath, shampoos.  It is however used in safe concentration n any product to improve shelf life or stability of a product. It can be considered as a broad-spectrum antiseptic for bacteria as well as fungi. It is also used as a deodorizer because it helps by eliminating bacteria that produce foul smell in the sweat.