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Lonzest® MSA emulsifier is Lonza’s recommendation for easy-to-use, self-emulsifying ingredients. Lonzest® MSA emulsifier is well recognized in the industry for excellent emulsification of lipophilic components. As a non-ionic emulsifier, Lonzest® MSA emulsifier is acid and salt tolerant and can be utilized in a wide pH range. This versatility makes Lonzest® MSA emulsifier an outstanding tool to have in your emulsification product portfolio. Lonzest® MSA emulsifier is a high quality emulsifier and provides your formulation with great rheology and pleasing product aesthetics. Lonzest® MSA emulsifier is your all-in-one emulsifier system for stable hair and skin formulations.
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Features & Benefits

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Key Attributes
  • Exceptional emulsification of oil soluble ingredients
  • Stable in a wide pH range, excellent long term stability
  • Acid stable, O/W emulsifier
  • Creates aesthetically pleasing emulsions

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Properties

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Physical Form
Physical Form
Beads
Odor
Fatty
Color
White
Dispersible in
Water

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onzest® MSA Glyceryl Stearate: For stable and aesthetically pleasing emulsions

Lonzest® MSA emulsifier is Lonza’s recommendation for easy-to-use, self-emulsifying ingredients. Lonzest® MSA emulsifier is well recognized in the industry for excellent emulsification of lipophilic components. As a non-ionic emulsifier, Lonzest® MSA emulsifier is acid and salt tolerant and can be utilized in a wide pH range. This versatility makes Lonzest® MSA emulsifier an outstanding tool to have in your emulsification product portfolio. Lonzest® MSA emulsifier is a high quality emulsifier and provides your formulation with great rheology and pleasing product aesthetics. Lonzest® MSA emulsifier is your all-in-one emulsifier system for stable hair and skin formulations.

Specification of Glyceryl Stearate and PEG-100 Stearate Technologies
  Lonzest® MSA Competitive Product A Competitive Product B
Appearance White bead White bead White flake
Saponification Value 90-100 90-100 90-100
Acid Value, mg KOH/g 1.5 max 2.0 max 2.0 max
Iodine Value, mg KOH/g 2.0 max 2.0 max 1.0 max
Melting Point (°C) 53-58 50-60 n/a
% Moisture 1.0 max 1.5 max 2.0 max
Color (Gardner) 2.33 max 1.0 max n/a
Test Formulation for Evaluating Glyceryl Stearate and PEG-100 Stearate Technologies
Ingredient %(w/w) %(w/w) %(w/w)
Water q.s. q.s. q.s.
Xanthan gum 0.20 0.20 0.20
Carbomer 0.40 0.40 0.40
1,3-Propanediol 3.00 3.00 3.00
Sodium Hydroxide 0.60 0.60 0.60
Cyclomethicone & Dimethicone 2.00 2.00 2.00
Isododecane & PPG-3 Myristyl Ether Neoheptanoate 2.00 2.00 2.00
Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil 1.00 1.00 1.00
Phenoxyethanol & Caprylyl and Chlorphenesin 0.80 0.80 0.80
Fragrance 0.20 0.20 0.20
Lonzest® MSA 5.00 - -
Competitive Product A - 5.00 -
Competitive Product B - - 5.00
Results from Evaluating Glyceryl Stearate and PEG-100 Stearate Technologies
  Lonzest® MSA Competitive Product A Competitive Product B
Viscosity (mPa.s)* 44,000 47,000 45,000
Opacity +++ +++ +++
Gloss +++ +++ +++
Homogeneity +++ +++ +++

Legend: + = fair ++ = good +++ = very good
*Brookfiled DV-I Prime (Spindle # T-96, 20rpm

The results from Table 3 show Lonzest® MSA Glyceryl Stearate performed comparably to two competitive technologies in building initial viscosity, providing gloss, and creating a homogeneous emulsion. Lonzest® MSA Glyceryl Stearate is what emulsion chemistry formulators are looking for to create pH stable and aesthetically pleasing formulations.

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Technical Data Sheet
Lonzest® MSA
Technical Data Sheet
Products: Lonzest® MSA
Brochure
Aldo® MSD Kfg, Aldo® PGHMS Kfg, Amphoterge® K-2, Amphoterge® K-J-2-50%, Amphoterge® W, Amphoterge® W-2, Biocell™ SOD, Carnipure® Crystalline, Carnipure® Tartrate, Carsoquat® 450i, Carsoquat® CT-429, Carsoquat® SDQ-25, Carsoquat® SDQ-85, Cosmocil® CQ, Geogard® 111A, Geogard® 111S, Geogard® 221, Geogard® ECT, Geogard® LSA, Geogard Ultra®, Glycacil® 2000, Glycacil® L, Glydant®, Glydant® 2000, Glydant® LTD, Glydant Plus® Liquid, Isocil® PC, LaraCare® A200, Lonza Gel Base BSM5, Lonza Marula Oil, Lonza Niacinamide USP PC, Lonzagard® Benzethonium Chloride, Lonzaserve® PC, Lonzest® GDL, Lonzest® GMO, Lonzest® GMS-C, Lonzest® GMS-D, Lonzest® MSA, Lonzest® SML, Lonzest® SMO, Lonzest® SOC, Lonzest® STO, Metabiotics® Resveratrol ECT GEO, Mikrokill® COS, NAB® Butterbur Extract, NAB® Rhodiola Extract, Natrulon® H-10, Natrulon® H-6, Pegosperse® 100-S, Pegosperse® 1500 MS, Pegosperse® 400 DL, Pegosperse® 400 DS VEG, Pegosperse® 400 ML, Pegosperse® 50 DS, Pegosperse® 50 MS, SeaPure® Agarose, Solu-Mar® Elastin SD, Spectradyne™, ViscUp® 160, Vitazyme® A Plus, Zinc Omadine® 48% FPS Cosm Grade, Ethosperse® LA-23, Ethosperse® LA-4, Glycomul® S KFG, Glycomul® TS KFG, Glycosperse® L-20 KFG, Glycosperse® O-20 KFG, Glycosperse® S-20 KFG, Glycosperse® TS-20 KFG, Metabiotics® Resveratrol, ScreenLight® Block, Pegosperse® 400 DS Special, SYNETH™ O3 K RSPO MB, SYNETH™ S7 K RSPO MB Pastille, SYNETH™ S8 K RSPO MB Pastille, SYNETH™ S10 K RSPO MB Pastille, SYNETH™ P11 K RSPO MB Pastille, SYNETH™ O13 K RSPO MB, SYNETH™ C15 K RSPO MB, SYNETH™ L15 K RSPO MB, XPressEV™, H₂OBioEV®, Modifect® EV, PO.Fresh®, Glydant Plus®
Brochure
Products: Aldo® MSD Kfg, Aldo® PGHMS Kfg, Amphoterge® K-2, Amphoterge® K-J-2-50%, Amphoterge® W, Amphoterge® W-2, Biocell™ SOD, Carnipure® Crystalline, Carnipure® Tartrate, Carsoquat® 450i, Carsoquat® CT-429, Carsoquat® SDQ-25, Carsoquat® SDQ-85, Cosmocil® CQ, Geogard® 111A, Geogard® 111S, Geogard® 221, Geogard® ECT, Geogard® LSA, Geogard Ultra®, Glycacil® 2000, Glycacil® L, Glydant®, Glydant® 2000, Glydant® LTD, Glydant Plus® Liquid, Isocil® PC, LaraCare® A200, Lonza Gel Base BSM5, Lonza Marula Oil, Lonza Niacinamide USP PC, Lonzagard® Benzethonium Chloride, Lonzaserve® PC, Lonzest® GDL, Lonzest® GMO, Lonzest® GMS-C, Lonzest® GMS-D, Lonzest® MSA, Lonzest® SML, Lonzest® SMO, Lonzest® SOC, Lonzest® STO, Metabiotics® Resveratrol ECT GEO, Mikrokill® COS, NAB® Butterbur Extract, NAB® Rhodiola Extract, Natrulon® H-10, Natrulon® H-6, Pegosperse® 100-S, Pegosperse® 1500 MS, Pegosperse® 400 DL, Pegosperse® 400 DS VEG, Pegosperse® 400 ML, Pegosperse® 50 DS, Pegosperse® 50 MS, SeaPure® Agarose, Solu-Mar® Elastin SD, Spectradyne™, ViscUp® 160, Vitazyme® A Plus, Zinc Omadine® 48% FPS Cosm Grade, Ethosperse® LA-23, Ethosperse® LA-4, Glycomul® S KFG, Glycomul® TS KFG, Glycosperse® L-20 KFG, Glycosperse® O-20 KFG, Glycosperse® S-20 KFG, Glycosperse® TS-20 KFG, Metabiotics® Resveratrol, ScreenLight® Block, Pegosperse® 400 DS Special, SYNETH™ O3 K RSPO MB, SYNETH™ S7 K RSPO MB Pastille, SYNETH™ S8 K RSPO MB Pastille, SYNETH™ S10 K RSPO MB Pastille, SYNETH™ P11 K RSPO MB Pastille, SYNETH™ O13 K RSPO MB, SYNETH™ C15 K RSPO MB, SYNETH™ L15 K RSPO MB, XPressEV™, H₂OBioEV®, Modifect® EV, PO.Fresh®, Glydant Plus®

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Skin Care, Personal Care Formulations