Surfactant/Emulsifier

Kao Identifies Algae Enzyme for Sustainable Surfactant Possibility

Aug 13, 2014

In researching algae at its Eco Technology Research Center, Kao Corp. has identified an enzyme that can produce a large number of medium chain fatty acids, which could lead to a non-food source of raw materials for surfactants and an alternative to palm oil and coconut oil.

Innospec Adds Mild Surfactant for Gentle Cleansing

Aug 5, 2014

Innospec Performance Chemicals has added a very mild surfactant to its Iselux line.

Coast Southwest Introduces Olive Oil Emulsifiers

Jul 22, 2014

Coast Southwest introduced Olivatis, a line of olive oil-derived emulsifiers manufactured by Medolla Cosmetic Specialty Ingredients.

Seppic Launches Natural and Biodegradable Solubilizer

Jan 21, 2014

Seppic has launched a 100% natural and sustainable solubilizer derived from sugar and castor seeds.

Pilot Chemical Adds Sulfate-free Surfactant Blend to Offering

Dec 10, 2013

Pilot Chemical has launched a new sulfate-free surfactant blend.

Lubrizol Introduced High-foam, Plant-based Surfactant for Cleansing

Sep 24, 2013

Lubrizol Advanced Materials has created a concentrated, plant-based surfactant that provides rich creamy foam in cleansing applications.

Evonik Introduces Eco-friendly, Polyglyceryl Emulsifier for Challenging Emulsions

Sep 17, 2013Katie Anderson

At the Florida chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists' (FLSCC) Sunscreen Symposium, Evonik will debut its PEG-free, o/w emulsifier for challenging fluid emulsions such as modern sun care formulations.