You Are Here:  HomeCosmetic Actives -  PephaŽ-Protect

PephaŽ-Protect




Price: $5.45

QTY
Add to cart
Add to wish list
PephaŽ-Protect
Click image to view enlarged

PephaŽ-Protect
CAS: 90244-99-8, 56-81-5, 7732-18-5, 532-32-1,
590-00-1, 122-99-6

Pepha™-Protect is a highly purified Watermelon extract with the ability to protect the DNA in skin cells from damage caused by UV-light induced free radicals.

PephaŽ-Protect is a skin protective active containing naturally occurring vitamins, carbohydrates and amino acids such as Citrulline. Under extreme conditions Watermelon plants develop their own defense system by producing Compatible Solutes. These are water soluble molecules, for example amino acids, which penetrate easily into the skin. Compatible Solutes also can naturally occur in the human body. PephaŽ-Protect's synergistic composition is very strong in protecting the DNA of the skin's fibroblasts and keratinocytes. PephaŽ-Protect is a highly concentrated aqueous solution manufactured according to GMP standards.

The skin is increasingly exposed to free radicals. This can be partly explained by the decrease of the protective ozone layer and increased pollution due to our modern lifestyle. As a consequence, damage to the DNA, which can be irreversible, causes the appearance of mutations. The natural regeneration of the cells is reduced due to stress, aging and increasing amount levels of free radicals. PephaŽ-Protect increases the natural defense system of the skin due to the synergistic acting effect of the vitamins, carbohydrates and Citrulline.

Compatible Solutes are able to protect important cell structures such as the DNA from destruction. Such compounds occur in organisms which survive under extreme conditions such as high salt concentration, heat or drought. Watermelon (Citrullus Lanatus) grows in the Kalahari Desert and exhibits high drought tolerances. Exposed to such stress the Melon produces its own defense system which Pentapharm then uses for PephaŽ-Protect. In the Kalahari Desert, Watermelon is still used as a very important water source. The melon used for PephaŽ-Protect is a cultivated plant growing under the same conditions as the wild one. Consequently DSM's highly purified Watermelon extract nourishes the skin by its natural water binding habit.

PephaŽ-Protect is a preventative ingredient of choice to protect the skin against the breakdown of the DNA caused by UV-light and pollution.

Incorporation: PephaŽ-Protect can be processed either warm (max. 60°C/160°F) or cold, and is incorporated into the aqueous phase of a cosmetic formulation. It is stable over the pH-range of 3 to 6. In formulations, PephaŽ-Protect is compatible with ethanol at concentrations of up to 50%.

Recommended Usage Rate: 1-3%
Appearance: Clear, yellowish liquid
Preservative: Phenonyethanol 0.95%, Sodium Benzoate 0.3%, Potassium Sorbate 0.14%
Country of Origin: Switzerland
Storage: Should be stored in the original sealed containers protected from light in a clean place at a temperature between 2 and 8°C (35° - 46°F). In order to avoid secondary microbial contamination, following opening, containers should be handled with special care. If stored under the recommended conditions, PephaŽ-Protect remains stable for at least 3 years.

INCI: Water (and) Glycerin (and) Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract

This product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rate.

Disclaimer
Statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat and cure or prevent disease. Always consult with your professional skin care provider.

Here you will find Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and Technical Data Sheets. The files are in PDF format. To access a file, click on the relevant button or the file name. For your convenience, it will open up in a new browser window.

Please note: You must have Acrobat Reader to view the files listed here. If necessary, the Acrobat Reader link will directed you to a page where it can be downloaded.

Technical Data

 
PephaŽ-Protect Marketing Brochure
PephaŽ-Protect Formulation Guidelines**

 ** This is an older Pentapharm formulating brochure no longer published under DSM's name, but as it is useful for formulating reference, we've chosen to continue to make it available.

Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

PephaŽ-Protect SDS

 


Customers Also Bought


News
09-01-2017
So that our staff may enjoy the Labor Day Holiday, Lotioncrafter's offices will be closed on Monday, September 4th. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 5th. During this time, we will not be returning phone calls or email messages. Shipping will resume on Tuesday, September 5th. Orders, emails and phone calls will be handled in the order received, as best we are able. Please expect some delays as we work through the holiday backlog! We also cannot guarantee changes to orders will be seen before orders have shipped, those that we do catch, will be held back to adjust, which will mean a shipping delay. We appreciate your understanding. Have a safe and happy Labor Day!

Previous news

Sign-up for our newsletter

Our Customers Say...
I love lotioncrafters! I have only had two orders and their customer service is the most professional I have encountered! The day I ordered the product shipped! Superior products at the best price and very fair shipping!!! I am thrilled to find them and plan to order again very soon. Truly there is no ther place one need to order from, this is top notch, professional and ethical company! I think Jen is the owner and when I had questions promptly and professionally answered them! A plus! And i have ordered supplies from many places, there is no comparision!
sarah stout

I ordered some of the Shea Nilotica from LC and it's been sitting in my supply area for a few weeks because my household has been so busy. I am just now getting around to trying it for the 1st time and let me just say...WOW!! I am head over heels in LOOOVE with the Shea Nilotica. I've used other re-fined and unrefined she butters but this is by far superior. I can't believe how creamy it is and how satiny my skin feels. Right after I used a little I slathered some on my 3 yr old! Oh how happy I am that I ordered the 5 pound bag rather than just a sample size after I called Jen to inquire about it. LC rocks!
Kara Knox

Xanthan gum soft is just simply amazing for skin care, no slimy feel even at high concentrated use.
I have thrown out some of the ones I have acquired in the past.
Lolly

How did I not know of your company?? I ordered in a panic on a Thursday because I had orders to fill for lotion & I was out of emulsifying wax & preservative. I was hoping for maybe a Monday delivery. The package was on my doorstep on Saturday...I live in Florida!! You rock! I just placed another order & you are now my "go to" website. Thank you for your excellent service.
Cindy Allen, (All Natural, Always)

My biggest dilemma is that I live in Hawaii and finding reputable and affordable suppliers is near impossible, and once you locate one the shipping is out of this world ($50+ for shipping alone normally); when I found your website I was hopeful. Not only did you have the refined Shea Butter I was looking for, but you had everything else too! And the shipping was VERY affordable. I received my order 1 day sooner than I expected it (and shipping to Hawaii normally takes longer than shipping 'locally' within the continental US). I couldn't be more pleased with everything that you have to offer. I will definitely be ordering again, you have a customer for life!
Ginger(http://www.simplyaroma.com/gingertolbert)

View All Testimonials
Write Your Own Testimonial



Copyright Š 2002-2017 LotioncrafterŽ LLC. All Rights Reserved. 48 Hope Lane, Eastsound, WA 98245 Tel: 360-376-8008 Fax: 360-376-1409


HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.