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Aristoflex Silk from Clariant

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19.05.22

Aristoflex Silk is a multifunctional, salt-tolerant rheology modifier that is perfect for formulations containing UV filters or actives. In this blog we take a look at some of the key benefits of formulating with Clariant’s Aristoflex Silk.

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Chemlink Creations – Mediterranean Miracle Cream

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19.05.22

Dil Sarker, one of our Technical Chemists, has been in the lab formulating with a variety of Clariant’s Plantasens range to show us what’s possible – and the formulation he’s developed is truly Plantasens-tastic!

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Plastic Packaging Tax

Posted by Chemlink in Automotive Care Products, Chemlink Lab, Household Care Products, Industrial Products, Personal Care Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Regulations | 0 comments

24.03.22

A £200 per tonne plastic tax will come into effect from the 1st April 2022 in the UK, what does it mean for our industry and how can we minimise the impact of this tax?

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Uute Scientific Oy Nominated for InCosmetics Rising Star Award

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Our principal, Uute Scientific Oy, has been nominated for a Rising Star Award at In Cosmetics Global this year.

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Motusflex®: A New Carbomer Alternative from Clariant

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16.03.22

Carbomers impart a silky feel to topical pharmaceutical formulations, but they do require neutralisation to do so. Chemlink are pleased to introduce a high-efficacy alternative to carbomers which require no neutrilisation, simply add to water!

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Velsan CGE – a COSMOS-Approved Fully Renewable Preservation Booster

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01.03.22

Looking for a preservation booster that can out-perform ethylhexylglycerin? How about a natural, biodegradable, MIT-free transparent one?

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Formulating personal care products into soluble packaging

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10.09.21

Soluble packaging is being used more and more for personal care products. So why use soluble packaging, and what challenges does it present to personal care formulators?

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Plantasens® Biogum Tara: A Natural Rheology Modifier

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22.06.21

New from Clariant and supplied by Chemlink Specialities, Plantasens® Biogum Tara is a versatile, easy-to-process natural thickener and texturizer for personal care applications.

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Alternatives To Titanium Dioxide

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10.06.21

Last month the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announced that titanium dioxide is no longer considered ‘safe’ for use as a food additive.

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Natural oils: why specific carbon chains are chosen for certain surfactant properties

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06.06.21

We are often asked why we are using a certain surfactant for an application. Invariably the answer is down to the carbon chain length distribution of the hydrophobe (i.e. the base oil). In this article Norman Lowe, our Senior Group Technical Manager, explains why.

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