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Stepan Company

BTC® 2125M-80%

Certifications & Compliance: EPA Registered, Kosher

End Uses: Disinfectant Products, Dairy Cleaners, Equipment Cleaners, Deodorizer, Hard Surface Cleaners, Bathroom Cleaners

BTC® 2125M-80% is a quaternary for formulation into a wide variety of institutional and industrial cleaning applications, including water treatment, gas and oil drilling muds, packer fluids, gas and oil recovery injection water systems, and wood preservation. This biocidal active is associated with u.S. Epa-registered end-use formulations that meet the criteria for applications against emerging viral pathogens and therefore may be considered for use as hard surface disinfectants against sars-cov-2, the virus that causes covid-19. These end-use products containing btc 2125m-80% can include a defined efficacy statement off-label in technical literature, non-label related websites, consumer information services, and social media sites, in accordance with the u.S. Epa’s policy. Detergent disinfectant pump spray, containing btc 2125m-80%, has also received approval for the sars-cov-2 efficacy claim. Subregistrants will now be able to make approved on-label covid-19-related claims on epa reg. No. 1839-83. The product is kosher-certified.

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Stepan Company

STEPOSOL® M-8-10

Chemical Name: N,N-Dimethyl Decanamide, N,N-dimethyloctanamide

Density: 880.0 - 880.0 kg/m³

Labeling Claims: Bio-based, Naturally Derived, Plant-Based

End Uses: Degreasers, Industrial Cleaners, Kitchen Cleaners, Hard Surface Cleaners, Institutional Cleaners

STEPOSOL® M-8-10 belongs to a unique class of disubstituted amides with utility in household, industrial, and institutional applications. Steposol m-8-10 displays a broad range of properties, including excellent solvency, a low voc content, as well as heat and hydrolysis stability. The product is bio-based, naturally derived, plant-derived, and kosher-certified.

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Stepan Company

AMMONYX® LO-A

INCI Name: Lauramine Oxide

Labeling Claims: Clean at Sephora, Preservative-free, Sulfate-free

Synonyms: DDAO, DDNO, Dimethylaurylamine oxide, Dimethyldodecylamine N-oxide, Dimethyldodecylamine oxide, Dimethyllaurylamine oxide, Dodecydimethylamine-N-oxide, Lauramine oxide, Laurylamine oxide, Lauryldimethylamine N-oxide, Lauryldimethylamine oxide, Lauryldimethylammonium oxide, LDAO, N-Dodecyl-N,N-dimethylamine oxide, n-Dodecyl-N,N-dimethylamine-N-oxide, n-Dodecyldimethylamine oxide, N-Lauryl-N,N-dimethylamine oxide, N-Lauryldimethylamine N-oxide, N,N-Dimethyl-1-dodecanamine N-oxide, N,N-Dimethyl-1-dodecanamine oxide, N,N-Dimethyl-N-dodecylamine N-oxide, N,N-Dimethyl-n-dodecylamine oxide, N,N-Dimethyldodecylamine N-oxide, N,N-Dimethyldodecylamine oxide

AMMONYX® LO-A is an amphoteric surfactant with applications in personal care and hi&i as a foam enhancer, viscosity builder, and emulsifier. It can also act as a lubricant in textile applications. It is produced and available for use in the asia-pacific region.

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Sasol

MARLIPAL O 13/50

INCI Name: Trideceth-5

CAS Number: 69011-36-5

Chemical Family: Alcohol Ethoxylates

Ingredient Origin: Petrochemical, Synthetic

Synonyms: Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), α-tridecyl-ω-hydroxy-, branched

MARLIPAL O13/50 is based on a primary, multibranched C13 alcohol with approx. 5 moles ethylene oxide. It is used in personal care as emulsifier, applicable for all kinds of liquid personal cleansing products. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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Sasol

EMULDAC AS-25

INCI Name: Ceteareth-25

Chemical Family: Alcohol Ethoxylates

Ingredient Origin: Petrochemical, Synthetic, Plant Origin, Non-Animal Origin, Vegetable Origin, Natural Origin

Labeling Claims: Naturally Derived, Clean at Sephora, Plant-Based, Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty, Natural

EMULDAC AS-25 is widely used as dispersing agent in industrial applications, in particular in polyester dyeing processes and emulsion polymerizations. EMULDAC AS-25 is suitable for detergent applications in automatic dishwashing tablets and toilet rim blocks. EMULDAC AS-25 is also suitable for personal care applications as O/W emulsifier in a broad range of pH and as dispersant for hair-dyeing formulations. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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Stepan Company

STEPWET® DOS 70

Applicable Processes: Emulsion Polymerization, Latex Manufacturing

STEPWET® DOS 70 functions as a potent wetting agent for aqueous systems and mineral dispersions. STEPWET® DOS 70 also serves as an emulsifying agent for oil-in-water emulsions. Its applications encompass emulsion polymerization and agriculture, and its production is centered in Europe.

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Arxada

Bardac® 2270E

Chemical Family: Quaternary Ammonium Compounds, Halogenated Compounds

Certifications & Compliance: BPR Supported

End Uses: Disinfectant Products

Synonyms: DDAC, Di-n-decyl-dimethylammonium chloride, Didecyldimethylammonium chloride, Didecyldimethylammounium chloride, Dimethyldidecylammonium chloride, N,N-Didecyl-N,N-dimethylammonium chloride

Bardac® 2270E Antimicrobials contain the active substance Didecyldimethyl ammonium chloride (DDAC). The active is a cationic molecule offering good surfactant properties and can be formulated to- gether with non- ionic and/or amphoteric surfactants. DDAC has a broad antimicrobial efficacy against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and enveloped viruses. High antimicrobial efficacy is maintained even at low temperatures and in the presence of organic soil, such as blood and protein. In formulated products, DDAC is stable over a wide range of pH levels and is used in a number of applications such as food processing, institutional, veterinary, healthcare areas and medical devices. Single-active DDAC products are available at different active concentrations and solvent combinations.

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Interpolymer Corporation

MEGATRAN® 220

End Uses: Floor Polishes, Flooring Maintenance/Repair, Floor Coatings, Floor Maintenance Products

MEGATRAN® 220 is based on our styrenated acrylic, zinc-crosslinked technology. This unique technology was designed specifically for use in extremely high gloss, removable floor finishes. This technology also allows for high abrasion resistance, low maintenance, and high speed burnishing floor finishes that are still removable with standard stripping solutions.

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Croda

Polawax™ NF

Labeling Claims: Bio-based, Halal, Naturally Derived, Sustainable

End Uses: Wax Polishes, Polishes, Multisurface Polishes

Polawax™ NF is a general-purpose emulsifying wax composed of vegetable-derived emulsifiers and stabilisers. This proprietary blend offers formulators a quick and reliable solution to a wide variety of emulsification problems. The product's applications include waxes and polishes. The product's physical form is white to pale yellow pastilles.

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Crodaquat™ TES

Chemical Name: Quaternary ammonium compounds, ethylbis(hydroxyethyl)tallow alkyl, ethoxylated, Et sulfates (salts)

CAS Number: 68071-95-4

Chemical Family: Ammonium Compounds

Synonyms: Ethoxylated ethylbis(hydroxyethyl)tallow alkylammonium Et sulfates (salts)

Crodaquat™ TES is a unique surfactant possessing impressive antistatic properties, hydrotroping capabilities, and builder compatibilities not normally observed with quaternary surfactants. This versatile ingredient is well-suited for use in cleaning products where charge neutralization plays a role in overall performance.

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Solvay

Rhodasurf® 6 NAT

Applications: Laundry & Fabric Care, Home Care

Product Families: Foam Control Agents, Performance Additives, Functional Additives

RHODASURF® 6 NAT is a natural raw material for formulations in the Personal Care industry.

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Multitrope™ 810

Chemical Family: Anionics

Certifications & Compliance: Safer Choice, EU Compliant, Detergent Ingredient Database (DID List)

Multitrope™ 810 is a cost-effective liquid anionic surfactant that serves as an excellent hydrotrope. It demonstrates compatibility with a wide range of surfactants. Multitrope™ 810 is especially beneficial in formulations with high pH levels or high electrolyte concentrations. Its applications encompass automatic and hand dishwashing, fabric and laundry care, hard surface cleaning, industrial and institutional cleaning, and vehicle care.

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Kao Chemicals

DANOX® 511-B

Applications: Laundry & Fabric Care, Commercial Laundry, Institutional & Catering

Product Families: Nonionic Surfactants, Soaps & Surfactants

Chemical Family: Chemical Mixtures & Blends

Non-ionic surfactant blend that performs as strong degreaser mainly for industrial cleaning applications.

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Kao Chemicals

AKYPO® LM-40

Applications: Laundry & Fabric Care, Commercial Laundry, Institutional & Catering

Product Families: Anionic Surfactants, Soaps & Surfactants

Chemical Family: Carboxylic Acids & Derivatives

AKYPO® LM-40 is an ether carboxylate surfactant specially designed for use in vertical surface cleaning processes. It shows an outstanding foam retention, mild profile, good eco-toxicity and stability in extreme conditions. It is concentrated and solvent-free.

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Oxiteno

ALKEST® CSO 400H

INCI Name: PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil

CAS Number: 61788-85-0

Chemical Family: Castor Oil Derivatives, Lipids, Fats & Oils

Ingredient Origin: Synthetic, Natural Origin, Oleochemical

Certifications & Compliance: FDA Approved

The ALKEST® CSO 400H is composed of surfactants resulting from the reaction of castor oil with ethylene oxide (EO). By increasing the degree of ethoxylation, the hydrophilic character of the molecule is increased (higher HLB), which represents increasing water solubility, cloud points and pour points. This product can be used as emulsifier, antistatic agent, lubricant and solubilizer in various markets and product applications.

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Stepan Company

BIO-SOFT® N-300

INCI Name: TEA-Dodecylbenzenesulfonate

Chemical Family: Linear Alkylbenzene Sulfonic Acid (LABSA)

Labeling Claims: Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty, Preservative-free

Synonyms: Dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid triethanolamine salt, Laurylbenzenesulfonic acid triethanolamine salt, Triethanolamine dodecylbenzenesulfonate (salt), Triethanolamine dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid salt, Triethanolamine dodecylbenzosulfonate, Triethanolammonium dodecylbenzenesulfonate

BIO-SOFT® N-300 is a triethanolamine salt of linear alkylbenzene sulfonic acid. This anionic surfactant finds application in personal care products such as shampoo and bubble bath formulations as well as agricultural applications. It also exhibits excellent wetting, foaming, and detergent properties.

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Stepan Company

NINOL® COMF-N

INCI Name: Cocamide MEA

Certifications & Compliance: Kosher

Synonyms: CMEA, Coco ethanolamides, Cocoamide MEA, Coconut oil monoethanolamide, Coconut triethanolamide

NINOL® COMF-N is available in a flaked form of coconut MEA amide, providing properties such as foam boosting, stabilization, and viscosity enhancement. This nonionic surfactant holds value in personal care applications such as shampoos, personal cleansers, liquid dish detergents, and laundry detergents.

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Stepan Company

SO/SAN® 30M

Labeling Claims: Kosher, Alcohol-free

Certifications & Compliance: Kosher

Features: Softening Performance, Static Control

End Uses: Fabric Softeners, Textile Softeners, Sanitizers

SO/SAN® 30M is a concentrated quaternary fabric softener and antimicrobial blend designed for use in both the institutional and industrial (i&i) and household markets. This product offers static control and residual self-sanitizing activity against both gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. It falls within the chemical group of cationic blend specialty.

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Stepan Company

POLYSTEP® OPA

Chemical Family: Sulfonic Acids & Derivatives, Sulfonates

Certifications & Compliance: Kosher

Applicable Processes: Emulsion Polymerization

POLYSTEP® OPA is an anionic surfactant with effective wetting and low foaming properties, finds application in latex manufacture. Belonging to the sulfonates chemical group and certified kosher, it serves markets like emulsion polymerization and institutional and industrial cleaning. Its application focuses on latex manufacturing.

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Permalose™ TM

Features: Softening, Prevents Soil Redeposition, Durable, Boost Stain Removal, Fiber Protection, Garment And Fiber Protection, Oil Control, Effective Soil Removal, Antistatic Effect, Wetting, Improves Comfort In-Wear, Rapid Absorption

Permalose™ TM is a durable hydrophilic finish designed for polyester and polyester blend fabrics. It promotes the release of oily soils from the surface of polyester and provides a static-free finish to the fibers. It finds applications in fabric and laundry care as well as tissue coatings.

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Fluilan™

CAS Number: 70321-63-0

HLB Value: 4.0 - 4.0

End Uses: Multisurface Polishes, Multipurpose Surface Cleaners, Multisurface Cleaners, Fabric Cleaners, Polishes

Synonyms: Liquid lanolin oil, Ritalan

Fluilan™ is a pure liquid lanolin, also known as lanolin oil, that is composed of cholesterol-rich esters. It is a valuable ingredient known for its excellent moisturizing and emollient properties, making it highly beneficial for skin care applications in household products. As a natural substance derived from sheep's wool, lanolin closely resembles the lipids found in human skin. This similarity allows it to effectively penetrate the skin, providing deep hydration and forming a protective barrier that helps to prevent moisture loss. The moisturizing properties of Fluilan™ make it particularly suitable for formulations aimed at nourishing and hydrating the skin.

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Pentalan™ 1

Labeling Claims: Bio-based

Pentalan™ 1 is a pentaerythritol ester of lanolin fatty acids used to deliver good lubrication and moisturization in industrial applications. Pentalan is soluble in most hydrocarbon solvents. It's functions include corrosion inhibitor, emulsifier. The product's applications include automatic and hand dishwashing; hygiene nonwovens; industrial and institutional cleaning.

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Sasol

LIAL 125

INCI Name: C12-15 Alcohols

Chemical Name: Alcohols, C12-15

CAS Number: 63393-82-8

Chemical Family: Alcohols, Alkyds

Ingredient Origin: Synthetic, Petrochemical

Synonyms: C12-15 alcohols, C12-15 fatty alcohols

LIAL 125 is primary linear and mono-branched alcohols mixture with alkyl chain length of 12 to 15 carbon atoms. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.

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Stepan Company

STEPANATE® SXS-E

INCI Name: Sodium Xylenesulfonate

Chemical Name: Sodium Xylenesulfonate

STEPANATE® SXS-E is an anionic surfactant employed in liquid detergents, heavy-duty cleaning products, wax stripping formulations, and dishwashing detergents. It acts as a solubilizer, coupling agent, and cloud point depressant. This product belongs to the chemical group of hydrotropic sulfonates, serving roles as an emulsifier, adjuvant, and hydrotrope. It's important to note that this product is also kosher-certified.

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Arxada

Barquat® CB-80

Chemical Family: Quaternary Ammonium Compounds

Certifications & Compliance: BPR Supported

End Uses: Biocidal Products, Disinfectant Products

Synonyms: Benzyl-C12-18-alkyldimethylammonium chlorides

Barquat® CB-50 and Barquat® CB-80 Antimicrobials both contain the active substance C12-18 Alkyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride (ADBAC). The active is a cationic molecule offering good surfactant properties and can be formulated together with non-ionic- and/or amphoteric surfac- tants. ADBAC has a broad antimicrobial efficacy against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and enveloped viruses. High antimi- crobial efficacy is maintained across a broad pH-range. In formulated products, ADBAC is stable around a wide range of pH levels and is used in a number of applications such as food processing, institutional, vet- erinary, healthcare areas, and medical devices. Single-active C12-18 ADBAC products are available in different active concentrations and solvent combinations.

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Galaxy Surfactants Ltd.

Galaxy™ MW 257

Chemical Name: Laureth-7, Laureth-4

CAS Number: 3055-97-8, 68439-50-9, 9002-92-0

Labeling Claims: Naturally Derived

Galaxy™ MW 257 is also known as Laureth-4, which is a versatile cleaning ingredient that falls under the category of nonionic surfactants and emulsifiers in the fatty acid ethoxylates chemical family. This semi-solid ingredient is tailored for various applications in the HI&I (Household, Industrial, and Institutional) care markets.

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Syncrowax™ BB4

Chemical Family: Waxes

Features: Emulsifying, Acid Stable, Stabilizes Emulsions, Fiber Protection, Alkaline Stable, Film Forming, Low Foaming

Syncrowax™ BB4 consists of waxes and emulsifiers specially blended to provide an alternative to natural beeswax. It can be used alone or in combination with other Syncrowax™ products as an emulsifier or emulsion stabiliser. The product's applications include industrial and institutional cleaning; vehicle care; waxes and polishes.

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Crodateric™ CAB 30

CAS Number: 61789-40-0

Labeling Claims: Bio-based

Synonyms: 1-Propanaminium, 3-amino-N-(carboxymethyl)-N,N-dimethyl-, N-coco acyl derivs., hydroxides, inner salts

Crodateric™ CAB 30 is an amphoteric surfactant used in various homecare applications such as automatic and hand dishwash, hard surface cleaning, and industrial and institutional cleaning. It functions as a detergent and foaming agent and is available in liquid form. It is commonly used in formulations like fine fabric wash, liquid hand soap, hand and body wash, and hand cleanser wipe concentrate.

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ECO Tween™ 21

CAS Number: 9005-64-5

Chemical Family: Sorbitan Esters, Polysorbates

Certifications & Compliance: Safer Choice, EPA Registered, RSPO MassBalance Certified, EU Ecolabel, USDA BioPreferred, RSPO Certified Sustainable Palm Oil, USDA Certified Biobased

ECO Tween™ 21 is a 100% bio-based ethoxylated (20) sorbitan ester derived from a natural fatty acid (lauric acid) and produced through the RSPO's Mass Balance System. This ethoxylate is highly efficient in creating oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions, especially when used in combination with its non-ethoxylated counterpart, Span 20.

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Incromide™ CDEA

CAS Number: 68603-42-9

Synonyms: Cocamide diethanolamine, Coco diethanolamides, Coco diethanolamine, Coco fatty acid diethanolamides, Coconut DEA, Coconut diethanolamides, Coconut oil diethanolamides, N,N-bis(hydroxyethyl) coco amides

Incromide™ CDEA is derived from coconut fatty acids and is known for its excellent thickening and emulsifying properties in homecare applications. It functions as an emulsifier and high foaming agent and is available in liquid form. It is commonly used in formulations like Vehicle Wash & Wax, Fine Fabric Wash, Pearly Liquid Hand Soap, and Antibacterial Liquid Hand Cleaner.

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Multiwet™ MM-80

Applications: Air Care, Auto Care, Dish Care

Product Families: Wetting & Dispersion Aids, Anionic Surfactants, Soaps & Surfactants

End Uses: Industrial Cleaners, Hard Surface Cleaners, Hand Dishwash

Multiwet™ MM-80 is a liquid, non-ionic surfactant blend designed to function as a wetting agent in various hard surface cleaner applications. It offers versatility in a range of settings, including automatic and hand dishwashing, industrial and institutional cleaning, and vehicle care.

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Solvay

AEROSOL® OT-70 PG Opv Surfactant

Chemical Name: Docusate sodium

CAS Number: 577-11-7

Chemical Family: Sulfosuccinates & Sulfosuccinamates

Synonyms: Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate, Dioctyl Sulfosuccinate

AEROSOL® OT-70 PG OPV SURFACTANT is a surfactant with high flash point. Excellent wetting, rewetting and leveling agent.

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Solvay

Antarox® L 64

Chemical Name: Oxirane, 2-methyl-, polymer with oxirane, phosphate

CAS Number: 37280-82-3

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable

Synonyms: Ethylene oxide-propylene oxide copolymer phosphate, Oxyethylene-oxypropylene copolymer phosphate ester, Polyethylene-polypropylene glycol ester with phosphoric acid, Polyethylene-polypropylene glycol phosphate

ANTAROX® L-64 is a versatile nonionic surfactant, used in industrial and homecare applications, such as automatic dishwash formulations, hard surface cleansers, and general cleansers. ANTAROX® L-64 is one of a family of Solvay ethoxylated polyoxypropylene block copolymer nonionic surfactants with different HLBs.

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KLK Kolb

Greenbentin SG/854/AG

CAS Number: 68439-51-0

Certifications & Compliance: Halal

Synonyms: C12-14 ethoxylated propoxylated alcohols, Ethoxylated propoxylated C12-14 alcohols

Greenbentin-SG/854/AG comprises of low-foaming and biodegradable alcohols C12-14, ethoxylated and propoxylated. A non-ionic surfactant suitable for applications in cleaning products, the agricultural industry and other industries.

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Kuraray

Kuraray Poval™ 8-88

Polymer Name: Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH)

Chemical Family: Polyvinyl Alcohols & Esters, Vinyls, Vinylics & Vinyl Derivatives

KURARAY POVAL™ 8-88 by Kuraray is a polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) having varying degree of polymerization and hydrolysis. It is a water-soluble polymer manufactured by alcoholysis of polyvinyl acetate. It is notable for its good bonding strength and pigment binding capacity because PVAs have such good cohesion and good adhesion to fibers, fillers as well as pigments. KURARAY POVAL™ 8-88 is used in a similar manner as natural products such as casein as well as starch and its degraded derivatives (for example dextrin) as raw material for the production of aqueous adhesive solution. In comparison to dextrin and casein it has the advantage of a more uniform chemical structure and greater adhesion, being obtained with minimum raw material requirements. It features water-solubility, excellent film forming characteristics, high tensile strength and elasticity, as well as resistance against organic solvents and dispersing power. For the modification of aqueous adhesives its aqueous solution can be added to polymer emulsions already stabilized with polyvinyl alcohol which affects the extension of the open time, increase of the setting speed and influence on the rheology. It is biodegradable and recyclable. KURARAY POVAL™ 8-88 is used in producing silicon base paper that are further used as release paper for PSA labels and also in remoistenable adhesives which are employed mainly in the paper processing industry, films applications.

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Jungbunzlauer Suisse AG

CITROFOL® BII

INCI Name: Acetyl Tributyl Citrate

CAS Number: 77-90-7

Labeling Claims: Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty, Organic

Certifications & Compliance: REACH (Europe)

Synonyms: Acetyltri-N-Butyl Citrate, ATBC, Sculpey Clay Softener, Tributyl Citrate Acetate

Citrate Esters smooth operators in personal care - have been on the market for decades and are well established in various applications. The pharmacological and ecological safety of citrate esters turns them to versatile ingredients in the personal care industry with excellent dermatological compatibility.The plasticising properties of CITROFOL® BII give nail lacquer improved elasticity and vaporization of solvent after application. Additionally the film is well protected against UV-light.