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Aristoflex® AVC

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Aristoflex® AVC is a novel synthetic polymer used as a texturizer and a rheology modifier and gelling agent for aqueous systems. It is also a thickener/stabilizer for oil-in-water emulsions. Aristoflex® AVC is pre-neutralized and ready to use.

Features & Benefits:
  • Excellent, non-sticky skin feel
  • Good stability in low pH formulations
  • Stabilization at low use concentration
  • High stability towards UV light
  • Exceptional stability against degradation by high shear
  • Good compatibility with polar organic solvents
  • Insensitivity to pH over a wide range


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Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/ VP Copolymer
Avalure™ Flex-6 Polymer

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Lubrizol's Avalure™ Flex-6 Polymer is a water dispersible powder that acts as a multifunctional ingredient in skin care applications. It functions as an emulsifier, pigment dispersant, film former and co-thickener.

Avalure™ Flex-6 polymer is designed to meet the consumer need for more uniform coverage and aesthetics in skin care, sophisticated formulations, better protection and water resistance in sun care and daily skin care products, as well as better hiding power and long wear in make-up.

Features:
  • Multifunctional
  • HLB independent emulsification
  • Compatibility with metal oxides such as TiO2, ZnO, FeO
  • Thickening efficiency resistant to electrolytes and pH independent
  • Soft, powdery afterfeel
  • Efficient film formation with water resistance


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Polyurethane-62 (and) Trideceth-6
BENTONE GEL®

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Hectorite clay optimally predispersed into a selection of different vehicles to make addition into formulations easier. These materials are used for viscosity control, thixotropic flow, suspension of pigments and actives, emulsion stabilization and silky skin feel. View all Bentone Gels

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Bentone® LUXE WS

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Bentone® LUXE WS provides emulsification and rheological properties that facilitate the creation of innovative personal care formulas. It aids in creating elegant textures and suspending active ingredients. It improves application properties, enhances skin-feel by masking greasy or tacky components and imparts a pleasant residual silkiness to the skin.

Features & Benefits:
  • Water-in-silicone emulsion system
  • Provides thermostable viscosity control of the emulsion's oil phase
  • Aids in dispersing pigments and sunscreen actives for even coverage


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Cyclopentasiloxane (and) PEG-10 Dimethicone (and) Disteardimonium Hectorite
Cetearyl Alcohol Pastilles NF Vegarol 1618 50:50

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Cetearyl alcohol
Cetearyl Alcohol Pastilles NF Vegarol 1618 TA

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Cetearyl Alcohol
EGel 305

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Egel 305 is a blend of Polyacrylamide and C13-14 Isoparaffin and Laureth-7 in water. The blend contains a lightly cross-linked, highly branched polymer and very low levels of high HLB emulsifiers.

Egel 305 performs as a multifunctional ingredient that modifies rheology, stabilizes, emulsifies, co-emulsifies, and suspends while enhancing sensory properties. As an emulsifier, it is easy to use and can work as either a primary or auxiliary emulsifier in oil-in-water emulsion systems depending upon the polarity of the oil phase ingredients.

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Polyacrylamide (&) C13-14 Isoparaffin (&) Laureth-7
Genapol® O 100

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Genapol® O 100 is a HLB 12, nonionic emulsifier, solubilizer and thickener. It also has excellent chemical stability, pH stability, and also retains stability in the prescence of electrolytes and actives.

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Oleth-10
Hostaphat® KL 340 D

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Hostaphat® KL 340 D is an emulsifier with a high emulsifying effect upon paraffin oil and ester oils. Can be processed cold. Especially suitable for sunscreen lotions.

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Trilaureth-4 Phosphate
KerrEmul Product Line

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The KerrEmul Product line contains various emulsifiers for your personal care formulation needs. The varieties include a performance moisture barrier emollient, polymeric W/O emulsifier and dispersant, PEG-free high HLB emulsifier, Sustainable GMS, and many more.

Applications:
  • Sunscreens
  • Daily Facial Moisturizers
  • Night Creams
  • Protective Hand Creams
  • Body Lotions
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KerrEmul GMDS

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KerrEmul GMDS is a palm-based kosher and halal Glyceryl Stearate composed of a mixture of monoglycerides and diglycerides. The product does not contain genetically modified materials.

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Glyceryl Stearate
KerrEmul GMO

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KerrEmul GMO is a mixed monoglyceride and diglyceride produced from refined, bleached and deodorized canola oil. KerrEmul GMO is composed primarily of oleic acid esters.

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Glyceryl Oleate
KerrEmul GMRA

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KerrEmul GMRA concentrated glyceryl monostearate (GMS) is a 90% minimum distilled glycerol monoglyceride produced from fully hydrogenated, refined, bleached and deodorized rapeseed oil. KerrEmul GMRA is composed primarily of stearic acid esters. KerrEmul GMRA is a low HLB emulsifier and viscosity builder for creams and lotions. It can be paired with nonionic or anionic high HLB emulsifiers to meet the requirement of a specific emollient phase, or used to thicken existing formulations by assisting in the formation of liquid crystalline structures around emulsion droplets.

Features & Benefits:
  • Effective emulsifier and viscosity builder
  • Vegetable-derived
  • Non-GMO, sustainable
  • New-generation Glyceryl Stearate
  • History of use in foods (suitable for vegans and is kosher and halal certified)


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Glyceryl Hydrogenated Rapeseedate
KerrEmul GMS

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KerrEmul GMS concentrated glyceryl monostearate (GMS) is a 90% minimum distilled glycerol monoglyceride produced from fully hydrogenated, refined, bleached and deodorized palm oil. errEmul GMS is composed primarily of stearic acid esters. The product conforms to the current NF Monograph for Glyceryl Monostearate.

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Glyceryl Stearate
KerrEmul GMSA

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KerrEmul GMSA is a low HLB emulsifier, to be combined with natural or PEG-based high HLB co-emulsifiers, and a thickener for cosmetic creams and lotions.

KerrEmul GMSA concentrated glyceryl monostearate (GMS) is a 90% minimum distilled glycerol monoglyceride produced from fully hydrogenated, refined, bleached and deodorized rapeseed oil. KerrEmul GMSA is composed primarily of stearic acid esters. The product is suitable for vegans and is kosher and halal certified.

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Glyceryl Hydrogenated Soyate
KerrEmul GMSE

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KerrEmul GMSE concentrated glyceryl monostearate self-emulsifying (GMS SE) is an 80% minimum distilled glycerol monoglyceride produced from fully hydrogenated, refined, bleached and deodorized soybean oil. KerrEmul GMSE is composed primarily of stearic acid esters and contains sodium stearate so no further co-surfactant required for emulsification. The product conforms to the current NF Monograph for Glyceryl Monostearate SE.

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Glyceryl Stearate SE
KerrEmul GSSE

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KerrEmul GSSE glyceryl monostearate self-emulsifying (GMS SE) is a mixed monoglyceride and diglyceride produced from fully hydrogenated palm oil. KerrEmul GSSE is composed primarily of stearic acid esters and contains sodium stearate so no further co-surfactant required for emulsification. The product is kosher and halal certified, suitable for vegans, and contains no genetically modified materials.

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Glyceryl Stearate SE
KerrEmul GSSL

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KerrEmul GSSL is a combination of low and high HLB emulsifiers, but has the advantage of being “PEG-free”, “dioxane-free”, and “petrochemical-free”. It has shown to be very close to a universal emulsifier system, as is its ethoxylated predecessor, emulsifying a range of emollient chemistries including specialty esters and silicones without the need for additional emulsifier or adjustment.

Other than the ‘natural’ advantage, the Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate component has been shown to help with emulsion stability where consumer-friendly preservation systems containing such short chain surfactants as Glyceryl Dicaprylate and Caprylyl Glycol. Formulating and processing emulsions using this new-generation emulsifier package is simple and straightforward, yielding creams and lotions that are stable, visually appealing, and have luxurious aesthetics.

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Glyceryl Stearate (&) Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate
KerrEmul PGPR

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KerrEmul PGPR is a naturally-derived, PEG-free, high performance polymeric water-in-oil emulsifier used in personal care applications. It provides benefits such as enhanced skin moisturization and elasticity, higher SPF values, reduced water evaporation, and greater resistance to wash-off. KerrEmul PGPR is an easy-to-use liquid product and enables the formulation of high internal phase W/O emulsions with pleasing aesthetics.

Features & Benefits:
  • For high performance, high internal phase W/O emulsion
  • PEG-free naturally-derived personal care emulsifier
  • Dispersant for inorganics in oils

Applications:
Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate
KerrEmul SSL

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KerrEmul SSL is a PEG-Free high HLB emulsifier based on soy or palm. It provides emulsification through steric, charge, and liquid crystalline effects, and can be used as a primary co-emulsifier or as a stabilization booster for established systems that fail when preservative systems are changed.

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Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate
KerrPoly GA

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KerrPoly GA is a natural polymer for use in creams and lotions. Gum Acacia has a long history of use in food applications. KerrPoly GA offers excellent emulsion stabilizing properties, slowing coalescence and creaming through building of zero-shear viscosity and interfacial effects.

It can be used as an alternative to synthetic polymers, or allow for the use of lower amounts of such polymers as xanthan gum, which have aesthetic ‘issues’ when over-used. The feel contributed by KerrPoly GA is subtle, as is the viscosity build, which is handy when looking to enhance the stability of an emulsion without thickening.

Features/Benefits:
  • GMO Free
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • Natural polymer
  • Stabilization without thickening
  • Subtle, appealing aesthetics


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Acacia Senegal Gum
Novemer™ EC-2 Polymer

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Novemer™ EC-2 polymer is a multifunctional easy-to-use synthetic polymer based on acrylate chemistry used to thicken, emulsify, co-emulsify, stabilize, and suspend a variety of oil phase components.
Novemer EC-2 polymer offers improved electrolyte compatibility, efficiency, and ease of use in both hot and cold process formulations to develop new and innovative products with elegant sensorial properties.

Key Benefits:
  • Multifunctional: Effectively stabilizes emulsions providing excellent thickening and suspension properties
  • High efficiency in the presence of difficult-to-thicken electrolytes and actives at pH 5.5-11
  • Functions as a primary emulsifier
  • Synergistic thickening and electrolyte compatibility with Carbopol® polymers
  • Delivers an elegant sensory (spreading, cascading effect, nice afterfeel)
  • Easy-to-use liquid pre-neutralized polymer
  • Excellent shear stability
  • Simple and versatile

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Sodium Acrylates/ Beheneth-25 Methacrylate Crosspolymer (and) Hydrogenated Polydecene (and) Lauryl Glucoside
Pemulen™ EZ-4U Polymeric Emulsifier

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Pemulen™ EZ-4U polymeric emulsifier minimizes skin care formulation constraints through simpler processing and greater formulation flexibility in a cost-efficient manner. It offers robust emulsion stabilization, freedom from HLB constraints, stability over a wide pH range, and flexibility for cold or hot processability, all at low use levels. It allows the development of a wide variety of textures from a shiny, smooth cream to thin sprayable lotions. Pemulen™ EZ-4U polymeric emulsifier provides a light sensorial profile and robustness to stabilize sophisticated ingredients, such as challenging oil systems, actives, perfumes, UV absorbers, film formers, and optical and sensory enhancers.

Features & Benefits:
  • Allows for cold or hot processing
  • Can emulsify the highest levels of oil, up to 50% by weight
  • Disperses quickly
  • HLB independent
  • Effective over a broad pH range: 4 to 9
  • Enables formulation of water-resistant oi

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Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Plantasens® Natural Emulsifier HE20

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Plantasens® Natural Emulsifier HE20 (O/W) is ideal for platform approaches. Its one-pot process offers formulators a faster, simplified and energy efficient manufacturing process to develop oil-in-water emulsions with a light and velvety after feel.

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Sucrose Polystearate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Olea Europea (Olive) Oil
Silsoft* E-Pearl PMF Emulsion

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Silsoft* E-Pearl PMF emulsion is a multi-functional ingredient that can provide many desirable benefits in personal care products. It can deliver an outstanding sensory experience with moist-feel, line blurring and skin brightening effects. Silsoft* E-Pearl PMF emulsion’s multi-functionality is the result of a unique combination of ingredients.

Silsoft* E-Pearl PMF emulsion is exceptionally easy to use. It can enable formulators to add sensory to skin care products with high water content, even when the product contains more than 90% water. It can even be post-added to many existing formulations.

Features & Benefits:
  • Extremely easy to use
  • Cold processable
  • Excellent dispersability in water
  • Outstanding lubricity and spreadability
  • Soft, smooth, silky feel
  • Blurring of fine lines and wrinkles with light diffusion effects
  • Paraben and MIT free
  • Can be post-added to many existing formu

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Polymethylsilsesquioxane (and) Dimethicone (and) Isohexadecane (and) Cetearyl Methicone (and) PEG-40 Stearate (and) Steareth-2 (and) Steareth-21
ELFACOS® ST 9 These are unique polyalkalene glycols which have excellent stabilizing effect on emulsions. Having a high capacity to absorb water and oil, a relatively low percentage is needed in cosmetic formulatio

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PEG-45/Dodecyl Glycol Copolymer
Emulse 165

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Glyceryl Stearate (&) PEG-100 Stearate
Emulse KLA

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Cetearyl Alcohol and Ceteareth-20
Emulsogen® DTC AcidEmulsogen® DTC Acid is a mild anionic surfactant with good hard water tolerance thus improving the storage stability of amphoteric formulations.

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Trideceth-7 Carboxylic Acid
Emulsogen® HCO 040Emulsogen® HCO 040 is a solubilizing agent for perfume oils, perfumes and essential oils. O/W emulsifier for special emulsions, like wet wipes

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PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil
Emulsogen HCW 049Emulsogen HCW is a solubilizing agent for perfume oils, perfumes and essential oils. O/W emulsifier for special emulsions, like wet wipes

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PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil
ETHOMEEN® O/12LCETHOMEEN® O/12LC is a primary emulsifier and wetting agent used in permanent hair color formulations. ETHOMEEN® O/12LC also helps provides the desired viscosity and rheology in finished hair color pro

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PEG-2 Oleamine
ETHOMEEN® SV/12ETHOMEEN® SV/12 is a primary emulsifier and wetting agent used in permanent hair color fomulations. In addition ETHOMEEN® SV/12 provides desired viscosity and rheology in the final product.



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PEG-2 Soyamine
Fancor® Uni-EmbaseFancor® Uni-Embase is a natural vegetable derived emulsifying wax. It is a balanced blend of lipophilic high molecular weight fatty alcohols and hydrophilic ether-esters. It incorporates an additive p

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Cetearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 60, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Meadowfoamamidopropyl Betaine, Dimethicone PEG-8 Meadowfoamate, Steareth-20, Polysorbate 65.
Genapol® LA 030Genapol® LA 030 is a HLB 8 thickener for surfactant systems. It has excellent chemical stability, pH stability, and also retains stability in the prescence of electrolytes and actives. It also acts as

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Laureth-3
Genapol® LA 070 SGenapol® LA 070 is a HLB 12 thickener for surfactant systems and a solubilizer. It also has excellent chemical stability, pH stability, and also retains stability in the prescence of electrolytes and

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Laureth-7
Genapol® LA 090Genapol® LA 090 is an emulsifier and solubilizer for hydrophobic active ingredients and perfume oils, special cleaning agents.

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Ethoxylated C12-16 Alcohols
Genapol® O 200Genapol® O 200 is a HLB 15, nonionic emulsifier, solubilizer and thickener. It also has excellent chemical stability, pH stability, and also retains stability in the prescence of electrolytes and acti

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Oleth-20
Genapol® UD 030Genapol® UD 030 acts as a nonionic emulsifier, cold process and as a replacement for nonylphenolethoxylates. It is used in emulsions, hair color emulsions, and styling products.

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Undeceth-3
Genapol UD 050Genapol® UD 050 is a HLB 11, nonionic emulsifier. Cold process. It is also a replacement for nonylphenolethoxylates.

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Undeceth-5
Genapol® UD 070Genapol® UD 070 is a fatty alcohol ethoxylate, and is used as an emulsifier in many industrial applications.

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Ethoxylated Undecyl Alcohol
Genapol UD 079Genapol® UD 079 is a HLB 13, nonionic emulsifier. Cold process. It is also a replacement for nonylphenolethoxylates.

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Undeceth-7
Genapol UD 110

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Ethoxylated Undecyl Alcohol
Glucamate™ SSE-20 EmulsifierGlucamate™ SSE-20 and Glucate™ SS emulsifiers are unique, vegetable-derived, nonionic emulsifiers that work well together or individually. Glucate SS emulsifier has water-in-oil (w/o) emulsifying acti

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PEG-20 Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate
Glucate™ DO EmulsifierGlucate™ DO emulsifier is a mild, vegetable-derived, highly efficient, nonionic water-in-oil (w/o) emulsifier. It is soluble in mineral oil, castor oil, isopropyl myristate, corn oil and other vegetab

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Methyl Glucose Dioleate
Glucate™ SS EmulsifierGlucate™ SS and Glucamate™ SSE-20 emulsifiers are unique, vegetable-derived, nonionic emulsifiers that work well together or individually. Glucate SS emulsifier has water-in-oil (w/o) emulsifying acti

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Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate
Hostaphat® KW 340 DHostaphat KW 340 is an emulsifier with a very good emulsifying effect upon paraffin oil and ester oils. Suitable for hand creams.

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Triceteareth-4 Phosphate
Novemer™ EC-1 PolymerNovemer™ EC-1 polymer is an easy-to-use multifunctional polymer designed for use in skin care and sun care oil-in-water emulsions. Novemer EC-1 polymer offers a new way to formulate skin care products

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Acrylates/ Acrylamide Copolymer (and) Mineral Oil (and) Polysorbate 85
Pemulen™ TR-1 Polymeric EmulsifierPemulen™ TR-1 polymeric emulsifier a versatile polymer which can emulsify up to 30% oil by weight, within a pH range of 4-5.5, and up to 20% oil over the pH range of 3-11. While Pemulen™ TR-1 polymeri

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Acrylates/ C10-30 /Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Pemulen™ TR-1 NF Polymeric EmulsifierPemulen™ TR-1 NF polymer is a primary oil-in-water emulsifier which can emulsify up to 30% oil by weight. It is an emulsion former, not an emulsion stabilizer like many of the Carbopol® polymers. Pemu

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Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Pemulen™ TR-2 Polymeric EmulsifierPemulen™ TR-2 polymeric emulsifier contains the higher level of hydrophobic groups and can emulsify the highest levels of oil (up to 50% by weight) within a pH range of 4-5. Pemulen™ TR-2 polymeric em

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Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Plantasens® Natural Emulsifier CP5Plantasens® Natural Emulsifier CP5 is a cold processable emulsifier, offering instant moisturization to the skin and a surprisingly light sensation. These are unique features for a natural water-in-o

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Glyceryl Oleate (and) Polyglyceryl-3-Polyricinoleate(and) Olea Europaea (Olive)Oil Unsaponifiables
Promulgen™ D Nonionic EmulsifierPromulgen™ D nonionic emulsifier is ethoxylated cetearyl alcohol compounded with cetearyl alcohol. Promulgen D nonionic emulsifier is 100% active, and is supplied as a waxy solid.

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Cetearyl Alcohol (&) Ceteareth-20
Silsoft* E-Pearl PF emulsionSilsoft* E-Pearl PF emulsion is a multi-functional ingredient that can provide many desirable benefits in personal care products. It can deliver an outstanding sensory experience with moist-feel, line

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Polymethylsilsesquioxane (and) Dimethicone (and) Isohexadecane (and) Cetearyl Methicone (and) PEG-40 Stearate (and) Steareth-2 (and) Steareth-21
Sodium Stearate OP-100V

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Sodium Stearate
Stearic Acid - Triple Pressed

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Stearic acid