The latest release at Evonik is Tego Betain P 50 C, a cost-efficient, concentrated cocamidopropyl betaine based on RSPO certified palm kernel oil. The new 38% active betaine provides superior thickening that can reduce the formulation cost.
The easi… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,987,184 B2; Colgate-Palmolive has patented a cleaning composition that contains lactic acid, phosphoric acid, a nonionic surfactant comprising an ethoxylated alcohol; and a polybetaine. … Read More »
US Patent No. 8,987,182 B2; Henkel, Düsseldorf, has been awarded a US patent for a malleable toilet cleaner composition. It is comprised of perfume; at least one nonionic surfactant; at least one alkyl benzene sulfonate; at least one olefin sulf… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,940,680 B2; L’Oréal has patented a composition in the form of a gel that is comprised of water; an alkyl polyglucoside foaming surfactant having an HLB value of greater than 15 and optionally, a betaine derivative having… Read More »
Want hassle-free cleaning? Well, you won't get TV Star David Hasselhoff to clean your crib, but you can use a cadre of new cleaners from Clorox to get the job done quickly and easily. To show New Yorkers how easy household chores can be, Clorox h… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,940,680 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a composition in the form of a gel that is comprised of water, an alkyl polyglucoside foaming surfactant having an HLB value of greater than 15 and optionally a betaine derivative… Read More »
By Samantha Brown, Tony Gough and Virginia Kropac, Innospec Performance Chemicals
Published March 4, 2015
For many years, sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) and sodium laureth sulfate (SLES) have been the mainstay surfactant base in personal care cleansing formulations. Increasingly, however, there is a move to replace these and other sulfate-containing surfact… Read More »
There are plenty of pitfalls to be avoided in the global economy, but suppliers insist that they have systems in place to handle whatever issues crop up in regions and markets around the world. Read More »
The 10th World Surfactant Congress and Business Convention will be held June 1-3, 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. Registration for the event is now open.
The theme of the event is "Surfactants in a Globalizing World—Creating New Possibiliti… Read More »