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[video] Greening a Legacy Ingredient: On Location with Symrise

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"Today we are speaking about Hydrolite-5 Green (INCI: Pentylene Glycol), a rework of the legacy material Hydrolite 5," said Susan Sperring, Senior Technical Manager, Symrise. "The material is now sourced from sugar, which makes it cleaner and greener for formulators."

The new ingredient is multifunctional in that it increases the efficacy of active ingredients, imparts moisturizing benefits, improves formula aesthetics and stabilizes emulsions. In addition, as Michelle Rivera, Senior Technical Chemist for Symrise, demonstrates in this formulation demo, the product is an effective solubilizer, quickly clarifying a cloudy system.

To see it in action, watch the video:

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