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Producer: 
Lonza
Brand: 
Lonzest
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.

Lonzest® MSA

Producer: 
Lonza
Brand: 
Lonzest
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

Properties

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

Regulatory & Compliance

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Regulatory Status
China Compliant

Technical Details & Test Data

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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.

Packaging & Availability

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Regional Availability
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Documents (2)

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Personal Care Solution Guide
Brochure
Lonzest® MSA Technical Data Sheet
Technical Data Sheet