Caprylhydroxamic Acid

Caprylhydroxamic Acid is a naturally derived ingredient commonly used in skin care products as an effective preservative. Derived from coconut oil, it helps keep produce fresh and safe by preventing the growth of bacteria and mold. Caprylhydroxamic Acid is a beloved ingredient in natural skincare because of its mild and non-irritating properties.


  1. Conservation: It helps extend the shelf life of skin care products by inhibiting the growth of harmful microorganisms, keeping products fresh and effective for longer.
  2. Gentle on the skin: Caprylhydroxamic Acid is mild and rarely causes irritation, making it a suitable choice for those with sensitive skin.
  3. Naturally Derived: Since it is derived from coconut oil, Caprylhydroxamic Acid is often preferred in natural and organic skin care products.


  1. Antimicrobial: It has strong antimicrobial properties that help prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi in skin care products.
  2. Compatibility: Caprylhydroxamic Acid works well with other preservatives and can improve the effectiveness of preservative systems, making products safer for use.
  3. Stability: It is stable in a variety of pH environments, meaning it remains effective in a variety of skin care formulas, from acidic to neutral products.