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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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Motusflex®: A New Carbomer Alternative from Clariant

Posted by Chemlink in Chemlink Lab, Chemlink Updates, Pharmaceutical Products | 0 comments

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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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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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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An Overview of Biodegradability

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06.06.21

We’re all familiar with the concept of biodegradability by now, and we’re used to being asked if an ingredient or product is biodegradable. But what does the term ‘biodegradability’ mean, and how is it tested?

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Mackadet® OPR-2: a fully biodegradable opacifier made from renewable ingredients

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16.03.21

Mackadet® OPR-2 is a bio-based opacifier that offers a fantastic alternative to synthetic acrylate-based ingredients. It is made from renewable ingredients, fully biodegradable and comes as a cold processable concentrate.

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Introducing Actizone™ F5 24h Disinfectant Cleaner

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01.12.20

If you’re looking to enter the new long-lasting disinfection business, this new product from Solvay could be your key.

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Rejuvenating Water Gel Mask From Clariant

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22.10.20

Have you tried Clariant’s new rejuvenating gel mask formula? It’s been created to quench thirsty skin, using star ingredients with outstanding benefits. Read on to download the formula, find out more about the ingredients, and request your samples.

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