Recent in Formulating Aids (page 7 of 9)
Apr 17, 2008
Momentive Performance Materials introduced a personal care gel designed to enhance the benefits of boron nitride powder.
Feb 5, 2008 | Florence Nicholas and Jeff Brooks, New Phase Technologies
Hyperbranched polyalphaolefins offer distinctive functional and aesthetic properties due to their branch-on-branch configuration. In anhydrous stick formulations containing polyethylene or other crystalline waxes, the addition of hyperbranched polyalphaolefins is shown in this article to lower pour points by as much as 10C, increase gloss, modify structure and improve formula stability.
Jan 16, 2008
Sinerga has introduced a mild and ecological solubilizer able to replace the aggressive non-ionic surfactants deriving from polyethylene.
Nov 20, 2007
Sensient Cosmetic Technologies—LCW has introduced a fluorosilane treatment (FS) for inorganic and organic colorants, fillers and color extenders.
Jun 19, 2007
R.T. Vanderbilt Co. Inc. has introduced a natural bentonite clay that is recommended as a suspension stabilizer, emulsion optimizer and rheology modifier for topical personal care products.
May 22, 2007
Meadowfoam oil has raised its profile as a key ingredient in personal care products, primarily due to its oxidative stability. Reportedly, it also can extend the shelf life of other less-stable ingredients.
Apr 24, 2007
Celanese Corp. has introduced a new polymer system that responds to the need for flushable nonwoven products that completely disperse when disposed into water.
Jan 22, 2007
R.T. Vanderbilt has created a natural bentonite clay specifically for organic personal care products.
Oct 18, 2006 | Ken Klein, Cosmetech Laboratories
Cosmetic chemists are being constantly bombarded by raw material suppliers promising the latest and greatest new chemistry.
Oct 11, 2006
BRAIN AG, a German biotech company, and Degussa AG successfully have collaborated on an R&D project in the area of white biotechnology.
Apr 26, 2006 | Christopher D. Vaughan, Susan M. Porter and Sherine Bichara
Spreading control agents used in the formulation of topically applied drugs, especially sunscreens, provide a method to control dosage and improve effectiveness. These materials have recently begun to solve the problem of insufficient product application in actual use.
Apr 24, 2006 | Yun Shao, PhD, David Schlossman and Eric Smith, Kobo Products Inc.
Several types of PEG/PPG dimethicones and acrylate silicone copolymers were selected, and significant differences in their ability to disperse and stabilize pigments were studied. As the particle size got smaller, the color became deeper and stronger.