The line includes Surfactin, which is billed as a 100% natural, easily biodegradable and highly sustainable product; Premixed SQ401, a pre-blend gel used for gelling oil and emulsification; and Premixed TC301, a pre-blend gel used for gelling oil and emulsification.
"The Kaneka Surfactin line is an exciting addition to our personal care portfolio," said Kim DelSordo, president of Brenntag Specialties, Inc. "Our personal care chemists have developed an innovative prototype highlighting Kaneka's newest technology. From our lab, to our sales team, to our customer base, Brenntag continues to provide technical support, innovative product development, and starting point formulations with our full-line of personal care ingredients."
Kaneka, headquartered in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, has been in the market for over 70 years. Kaneka's four solution units consist of business segments that span functional plastics, expandable plastics, electronics products, synthetic fibers, life science products, foodstuffs, and chemicals.
"Our company focuses on technology and innovation. We seek the same from partners such as Brenntag Specialties, where we create new business to satisfy current market needs and anticipate future requirements. We are devoted to improving the quality of life by developing more sustainable and environmentally conscious products," said Yoshifumi Okamoto, senior manager, new business development.