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Dec 03, 2013 | 01:02 PM CST
Once California added diethanolamine to the list of regulated chemicals in personal care formulations under Proposition 65, chemists immediately sought out surfactants that were free of DEA. Here is presented a roadmap for identifying the right solution to replace DEA-containing surfactants in personal care products.
Oct 30, 2013 | 11:02 AM CDT
Jeen International Corp. has launched a line of thickeners for personal care products.
Oct 08, 2013 | 05:26 PM CDT
The demand for personal care products made with natural, renewable materials shows no sign of abating. Lubrizol is responding by launching two new products: a naturally derived thickener, Glucamate™ CCO thickener, a product that builds viscosity without ethoxylation while offering broad ingredient compatibility; and a new high-solids surfactant, Sulfochem™ ES-70DXS surfactant, that pushes 1,4 dioxane levels closer to single digits and is extremely easy to handle. What’s more, the cleansing products they enable still deliver the sensory and safety properties that consumers expect.
Oct 07, 2013 | 04:18 PM CDT
Kao Corp. completed the construction at its Pilipinas Kao Inc. (PKI) business in the Philippines to enhance production capacity for fatty alcohols.
Sep 24, 2013 | 03:05 PM CDT
Lubrizol Advanced Materials has created a concentrated, plant-based surfactant that provides rich creamy foam in cleansing applications.
Sep 13, 2013 | 02:05 PM CDT
By: D.R. Munden, Quest International Ltd.
It is well-known that perfumes can affect the viscosity of bubble bath or shampoo formulations. Usually they have a thinning effect, but they can also cause a viscosity increase. The effect and its magnitude will vary with perfume type and also with the product formulation. Small changes in the latter can cause large changes in a perfume's effect on the viscosity.
Sep 10, 2013 | 12:34 PM CDT
According to a report from Frost & Sullivan, the personal and household care segments, in particular, will be key end users chiefly due to the greater purchasing power of the middle class, who are spending more on fast-moving consumer goods.
Aug 07, 2013 | 07:57 AM CDT
Having problems with conversions during product development in the lab? There's now an app for that. Silverson Machines Inc. has launched Silverson Conversion Tools, an app available in Apple’s App Store that contains a versatile set of conversion and calculation tools suitable for use in almost any process environment.
Jul 30, 2013 | 04:40 PM CDT
Symrise has introduced a multifunctional stabilizer for cosmetics that also exhibits antioxidant, soothing and preservative boosting functions.
Jul 30, 2013 | 03:03 PM CDT
Worlée has launched natural exfoliant beads as alternatives to plastic microparticles (PE and PP).