Recent in Surfactant/Emulsifier (page 5 of 5)

Ingredient Profile: Decyl Glucoside

Alkyl polyglucoside (APG) surfactants continue to be a popular choice of formulators seeking to improve the sustainability of cleansing products for personal care, hard surface cleaning, dishwashing, laundry, and industrial/institutional applications.

Natural Surfactants and Emulsifiers

Jarchem will present its natural surfactants and emulsifiers during the NY SCC Suppliers' Day.

Biodegradable Surfactants for Cleansing Applications

The Dow Chemical Company launched bio-based surfactants for personal care during In-Cosmetics in Barcelona. The products were designed to be milder to the skin and hair, and have an improved environmental profile.

Sulfate-free, Biodegradable Surfactant Blends Derived From Renewable Resources

At In-Cosmetics in Barcelona, Innospec has created two surfactant blends based on Iselux (INCI: Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate) that are biodegradable, derived from renewable resources and free of sulfates, ethylene oxide and amide.

Sustainability: Trends in Polymers and Surfactants for Hair Care

Market trends are driving the development of polymer and surfactant ingredients toward natural origins—in particular, plants. In this article, the authors review some of the recent trends in green surfactants and polymers for hair care. One interesting technology transfer trend is the use of hydrogen-bonded supramolecular networks to produce self-healing fixative films.

Ingredient Profile—Sodium Lauroamphoacetate

The present column features one of the oldest and most well-known members of the amphoteric family: sodium lauroamphoacetate (SLAA).

Naturally Derived Rinse-off Concentrates and Emulsifiers

Stephenson Personal Care has launched two new lines—a line of multifunctional rinse-off concentrates, and a line of of oil and water soluble emulsifiers. Both Durosoft and Duroclens are derived from natural sources.

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