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Oct 06, 2011 | 12:08 PM CDT
A collaboration of researchers have reported that use of antibacterial soaps does not lead to antibiotic or antibacterial resistance.
Sep 09, 2011 | 09:14 AM CDT
Symrise has introduced a PEG-free solubilizer for lipophillic substances such as perfume, essential oils, actives and vitamins in pure aqueous and aqueous alcoholic product formulations.
Aug 30, 2011 | 05:19 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
Today’s formulators must deliver unique products onto the market, and sustaining a long career in cosmetic formulating often means being able to create these innovative formulas for a number of product categories. No one understands this better than John Carson, who in his 40+ years in personal care formulation has created soaps, baby shampoos, sunscreens, antiperspirants and body washes, just to name a few.
Aug 09, 2011 | 11:40 AM CDT
Dow Personal Care, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company has launched an opacifier designed to create creamy, conditioning body washes, shampoos and liquid hand soaps.
Aug 01, 2011 | 01:45 PM CDT
By: Denis Bendejacq, PhD; Caroline Mabille, PhD; M…
In this article, several ingredients are reviewed for development of sustainable shampoo formulations. Some of the functional ingredients reviewed are plant-based alternatives to existing, petro sourced ingredients while others are mild, sulfate-free and/ or ethoxylate-free alternatives to existing surfactant systems, thickening solutions for challenging media based on naturally derived polymers and efficacy boosters that reduce the use of non-renewable actives with equal benefit for the consumer.
Aug 01, 2011 | 01:26 PM CDT
By: Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.
The mechanism for chelation, described as a chelate complex, is based on multiple bonding (polydentate ligand) around a single central atom.
Jul 19, 2011 | 02:25 PM CDT
By: B. Grüning, PhD; D. Käseborn; and H.I. Leidrei…
This paper presents the methods for producing cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB), an important secondary surfactant in cosmetic formulations, household cleaners, dishwashing agents and technical applications. With the widespread use of CAPB, more analytical methods to determine its contetns and byproducts are needed. The authors describe the current methods to determine CAPB purity and other characteristics.
Jul 06, 2011 | 09:39 AM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC; and Robe…
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick asks Robert Coots, PhD, to explain the difference between alkyl betaines and amido betaines, including their foaming properties.
Jun 30, 2011 | 06:10 PM CDT
The Lubrizol Corp.’s Noveon Consumer Specialties has created a naturally derived, mild, nonionic thickener that is said to reduce surfactant irritancy while promoting rich lather.
Jun 29, 2011 | 08:58 AM CDT
The Lubrizol Corporation's Noveon Consumer Specialties has launched a surfactants product line in Brazil specifically driven by claims for mild yet high performance.