Castor Polyesters for Personal Care

$$item.publishDate) | Contact Author | By: Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC and Carter LaVay, Zenitech LLC
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Title: Castor Polyesters for Personal Care
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This article describes a series of polymers based on the naturally occurring castor oil and succinic acid, reacted to make a polyester (such as castor succinate) and then functionalized to provide benefits in cosmetic formulations. Several formulations are provided to demonstrate the use of the various castor succinate polyester compounds.

Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the June 01, 2002 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. The full content is not currently available online.