Development of natural alternatives to preservatives
Natural carrier and alternative extraction solvent replacing ethanol, hexane or propylene glycol
Alternative carrier for solid fatty quats or other solid materials that cannot easily be sprayed or flaked
Cosmetic and Personal Care Actives
Delivers actives to the skin; boosts efficacy of zinc pyrithione (ZPT). USP-NF: suitable as a carrier for benzoyl peroxide, antiperspirant salts & drug actives.
Dyes and Pigments
Lower viscosity than glycerin, more consumer-friendly than propylene glycol
Naturally-derived Polymer Thickeners
Petroleum-free modifier for cellulosics, guars, starches and others
Novel Cosmetic Solvents
Develop effective polar solvents with unique Hansen Solubility Parameters.
Development of polar esters that enhance spreading on skin, moisturization, skin elasticity potential or pigment wetting
Pre-wetted polymer option for acrylates, polyacrylamides, urethanes, polyquats and cationic guar
Boosts efficacy of preservatives and may improve product handling
Enables lower viscosity, high-active surfactant products and blends as alternatives to powder or low activity aqueous solutions
Alternative reaction solvent to propylene glycol for production of surfactants or other polar materials