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excellent anti-microbial,anti-dandruff and anti-acne agent Quaternium-73,Pionin

Cosmate®Quat73, Quaternium-73 acts as an anti-microbial and anti-dandruff agent. It works against Propionibacterium acnes. It is used as an effective antibacterial preservative. Cosmate®Quat73 is used in formulating deodorants and skin-, hair- & body care products. Cosmate®Quat73,Quaternium-73, also known as Pionin, it is a new type of highly effective anti-acne anti-inflammatory agent.  It can be used as a preservative and has strong killing ability to bacteria, Staphylococcus and Escherichia coli, and the anticorrosion performance is superior to nepox ester. In addition, it can inhibit black. Cosmate®Quat73,Quaternium-73 shows extremely strong antibacterial activity at veryl low concentration,even a single Cosmate®Quat73 molecule also has anti-bacterial function.It damage the micro-oganisms by causing collapse of cell membrane,cell wall and intracellular degradation. Cosmate®Quat73 has an excellent effect on acnes,it’s used as an anti-acne ingredient.  The reason why it can have such a strong anti-acne effect is mainly because it has strong antibacterial activity, it can destroy bacterial and fungal cell membranes, has an excellent effect on Bacillus acnes propionic acid, and better antiseptic properties than parabens. In addition, sometimes black acne marks will appear after the acne is deflated. Quaternium-73 can also inhibit the formation of melanin, the effect is still very obvious, but the safety is also very high. In addition to acne-removing products, Cosmate®Quat73 is also added to some whitening and freckle-reducing cosmetics. It has high-efficiency broad-spectrum activity against bacteria, fungi and pathogens at very low dosage.  The bactericidal ability of Quanternium-73 allows it is used to be a preservative,quaternium-73 is more effective than Paraben ester preservatives to anti-bacterial and anti-fungi,the lowest concentration of Quaternium-73 is being used to inhibit bacterial growth.

Technical Parameters:


Yellow to light yellow crystalline powder


99% min.

Melting Point


Loss on Drying



10 ppm max.


2ppm max.


1 ppm max.


5 ppm max.

Total Bacterial Count

1,000 cfu/g max.

Molds & Yeasts

100 cfu/g max.



Staphylococcus Aureus




 Applications: *Anti-Inflammatory *Skin Whitening *Anti-Acne *Anti-Bacteria *Antistatic