Protameen Chemicals Inc

375 Minnisink Road
P.O. Box 166
Totowa, NJ 07511

2023 marks a major milestone in Protameen Chemical’s’ history having serviced the
ever-changing needs of the cosmetics, toiletries, personal care, pharmaceutical and food
related industries for 50+ years.

During these 6 decades of service, Protameen has established itself as a reliable and trusted source of chemical specialties. Over the years, the Company has worked hard to build strong and enduring relationships with the world’s leading multinational producers of consumer based products.

A key formula for Protameen’s success has been its ability to offer superior products at competitive prices!
Now and in the future, Protameen plans to broaden its range of products to include innovative specialty ingredients as well as our new line of natural exotic butters well suited for today’s advanced product formulations.

Years in business:55
Number of employees:30
Geographic sales distribution:world-wide
Services Specialization:

Protameen is on the cutting edge of ingredient technology with state of the art manufacturing in our newest production facility located in
New Jersey for your custom manufacturing needs!
Amidation, Esterification, Oxidation Phosphation, Quaternization,Blending, Spray Drying, FlakingMajor Equipment ListSS304 and SS316 High Pressure Reactors Ranging from Pilot to 4000 Gallons
Glass Lined ReactorsDrum Flaker, Conical Blenders, Centrifuge, Fitz Mills
2 Plate and Frame Filter Presses2 Kettles with Double Action Sweeps Vacuum Oven

Product Summary:

Peg & Specialty EstersEmolients, Emulsifiers
Humectants, Solubilizers
Pressed powders binder
Pigment dispersants
Sorbitan EstersSoluble in oils & organic solvents  Dispersable or insoluble in water
Act as low HLB
emulsifiers and thickeners Polyethylene Glycol EstersWide range of HLB
values used as
primary and auxiliary nonionic surfactants.Polyoxyethylene & Polyoxypropylene EthersNonionic surfactants used as wetting agents, emulsifiers, solubilizers, conditioners and coupling agents.AlkanolamidesAmine Condensate 1:2
1:1 FA-Diethanolamides – MonoethanolamidesAmphoterics Mild nonionic surfactants
often used in place of
alkanolamides.Polyoxyethylene Caster Oil DerivativesUseful in personal care products
as non-ionic surfactants,
emulsifiers, solublizers
and conditioners.Quaternary CompoundsAnti-static agents in hair
conditioners and creme rinses to
eliminate “fly-away hair” leaving
hair soft, tangle-free & easy to comb
 Ethoxylated Aliphatic AminesThese are cationic in nature
but the degree of
ethoxylation increases,
they become more
non-ionic.Alkyl Phenol EthoxylatesThese are non-ionic surfactants useful as wetting agents, detergents
and emulsifiers with good
stability in the presence
of alkalies and acids.Methyl Taurate EstersExtremely mild
detergent bases with
high foaming power and
foam stabilizing effects.Fatty Esters and Glyceryl EstersThe Fatty Esters are used in
all types of personal care products as emollients, lubricants and solvents.Lanolin and Lanolin ProductsA naturally derived product useful
as an emollient, for  hair and skin conditioning as well as an emulsifier.Natural oils & Butters A variety of natural
Oils & Butters to accommodate
the growing need for natural, plant derived ingredients for personal care.PRESERVATIVE SYSTEMSVarious standard preservatives as well as as our of specialty preservative blendsFatty Alcohols & AcidsProtameen Fatty Alcohols  & Acids
are produced according to
our exacting standards
for consistency and purity.New Product Line   CARBOMERS ::::: Protamers tm

  • Cosmetics/Personal Care Ingredient Supplier
  • Cosmetic Ingredients(Actives, Conditioning, Formulating aids, Hair Care, Moisturizing, Preservation, Rheology-thickener, Sensory, Skin/Body, Specialized)