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Castor Polyesters for Personal Care

Contact Author Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC and Carter LaVay, Zenitech LLC
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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.

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