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Produce translucent gels naturally with Surfacare® S

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12.09.21

Surfacare® S is a rheology modifier that can be added to natural oils to produce translucent gels naturally. We take a closer look at this safflower based oil gelling agent.

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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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Eye Care In A Pandemic: Dolcevia & Eyedren

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16.09.20

With many people now needing to wear face masks all day long while at work or out and about, it’s no surprise that eyes have become more important than ever as a means of expressing ourselves. So personal care brands are now embracing new and effective eye care formulations that will help soothe tired eyes and boost confidence.

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HI&I Fragrances – Spa, Bakery and Festive Collections Available Now

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

25.08.20

Household, industrial and institutional cleaning is high on the agenda right now, so there’s a real opportunity for HI&I formulators to create something special by using unique and high quality fragrances.

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Give Peas A Chance!

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21.08.20

As the sheer number of uses for pea protein comes to light, Sinerga are harnessing the power of peas into cosmetic formulations that act as sustainable alternatives to current market offerings. If you consider yourself a cynic when it comes to natural formulations, simply read ahead for all the reasons to give peas a chance!

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