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Emulsifiers, emollients

and solubilizers for personal care

Kolb is Europes largest independent alkoxylator and well experienced in manufacturing nonionic surfactants dedicated to Personal Care products. To be cared for from head to toe, we offer emulsifiers for all purposes: Face and Body Care Mild emulsifiers for Baby Care Electrolyte-stable emulsifiers for Antiperspirants Co-emulsifiers for Shaving Foams and Deodorants E mulsifiers that withstand alkaline conditions in Hair Care products Emulsifiers that are designed for the use in Natural Care olubilizers for the formulation of clear aquaeous S solutions mollients for solubilizing sunscreens and for adding an E irresistible touch to your products

Essential for your formulation Kolb.

This information is based on our current knowledge and is only intended to provide general descriptions of our products and their possible uses. It does not constitute a warranty and the customer should verify whether the contents of these products are suitable for the intended purpose. Health and safety advice on the products is given in the individual product safety datasheets, available on request. Sympatens, Kotilen and Kosteran are registered brands of Kolb Distribution Ltd.

Contents
O/W emulsifiers W/O emulsifiers Solubilizers Emollients PEG-free emulsifiers Classification according to HLB values Classification according to INCI names Where we are 4 5 6 6 7 8-9 10-11 12

O/W emulsifiers
Product Kosteran-L/1 Kotilen-O/1/050 Sympatens-AC/100 Sympatens-ACS/120 Sympatens-ACS/200 G Sympatens-ACS/250 G Sympatens-ACS/300 G Sympatens-AIC/200 Sympatens-ALM/020 Sympatens-ALM/030 Sympatens-ALM/040 Sympatens-AL/090 Sympatens-ALM/230 G Sympatens-AO/100 Sympatens-AO/200 Sympatens-AS/200, Sympatens-AS/200 G Sympatens-BS/080 Sympatens-BS/200 Sympatens-BS/300 G Sympatens-BS/400 G Sympatens-GMC/070 Sympatens-LAN/750 G Sympatens-O/100 G Sympatens-O/120 G Sympatens-O/150 G Sympatens-O/2500 G Sympatens-SHO/400 Sympatens-SIS/400 Sympatens-SPO/400 Sympatens-TR/350 INCI Sorbitan Laurate Polysorbate 81 Ceteth-10 Ceteareth-12 Ceteareth-20 Ceteareth-25 Ceteareth-30 Isoceteth-20 Laureth-2 Laureth-3 Laureth-4 Laureth-9 Laureth-23 Oleth-10 Oleth-20 Steareth-20 PEG-8 Stearate PEG-20 Stearate PEG-30 Stearate PEG-40 Stearate PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate PEG-75 Lanolin Steareth-21 Aspect at 25C liquid liquid solid solid solid solid solid solid liquid liquid liquid liquid solid liquid-pasty solid solid solid solid solid solid liquid solid solid HLB 8.6 10.0 12.9 13.5 15.4 16.1 16.5 15.5 6.1 8.0 9.4 13.6 16.7 12.5 15.3 15.2 11.1 15.0 16.5 17.3 11.0 16.7 15.5 11.0 8.0 6.0 10.0 10.0 9.5 12.5 Application Skin Care creams and lotions, Natural Care, Colour Cosmetics Clear aquaeus solutions, Skin Care creams and lotions Skin Care creams and lotions Skin Care, Depilatory creams Skin Care, Hair Styling, Depilatory creams Skin Care, Hair Styling, Colour Cosmetics Skin Care creams and lotions Clear aquaeus solutions, Cleansing products, Skin and Hair Care Shampoos, Shower gels, Cleansing gels, thickening agent Shampoos, Shower gels, Bath preparations, thickening agent Shampoos, Shower gels, Cleansing gels, thickening agent Skin Care, Hair Care Skin Care, Shaving foams, Depilatory creams, Hair Colour Hair Care, Hair Styling Hair Care, Hair Styling, Shaving products Antiperspirants, Deodorants, Skin Care Skin Care lotions Skin Care lotions Skin Care creams and lotions Skin Care creams and lotions Shower Gels, Bath preparations, Shampoos, Cleansing gels and Skin tonics Skin Care, Cleansing products Antiperspirants, Depilatory creams, Skin Care Skin Care, Antiperspirants, Hair Colour Skin Care creams Skin Care creams and lotions, Sun Care, Natural Care Bath- and Shower preparations Bath- and Shower preparations Bath- and Shower preparations Skin Care lotions

Glyceryl Stearate (and) PEG- solid 100 Stearate Cetearyl Alcohol (and) solid Ceteareth-25 Sorbitan Stearate (and) solid Methylglucose Sesquistearate Sorbeth-40 Hexaoleate liquid PEG-40 Sorbitan Perisostearate PEG-40 Sorbitan Peroleate PEG-35 Castor Oil liquid liquid liquid

W/O emulsifiers
Product Kosteran-I/1 Kosteran-O/1 Kosteran-O/3 Kosteran-S/1 G Sympatens-AC/020 Sympatens-AO/020 Sympatens-AS/020, Sympatens-AS/020 G Sympatens-GMS Sympatens-TRH/070 Sympatens-W/4500 INCI Sorbitan Isostearate Sorbitan Oleate Sorbitan Trioleate Sorbitan Stearate Ceteth-2 Oleth-2 Steareth-2 Glyceryl Stearate Aspect at 25C liquid liquid liquid solid solid liquid solid solid HLB 4.3 4.3 1.8 4.7 5.3 5.0 4.9 3.5 5.0 3.5 Application Skin Care creams and lotions, Colour Cosmetics Skin Care creams and lotions, Natural Care, Colour Cosmetics Skin Care creams and lotions, Natural Care, Colour Cosmetics Skin Care creams and lotions, Natural Care, Colour Cosmetics Skin Care creams and lotions Hair Care, Hair Styling Antiperspirants, Deodorants, Skin Care Skin Care, viscosity modifier for emulsions Skin Care lotions Skin Care creams and lotions, Sun Care, Baby Care, Natural Care, Colour Cosmetics, Lip Care

PEG-7 Hydrogenated Castor liquid Oil Sorbitan Oleate (and) liquid Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate

validated by EcoCert G indicates granulated product

Solubilizers
Product Sympatens-PEG/400 Kotilen-L/1 Kotilen-P/1 Kotilen-S/1 Kotilen-O/1 Sympatens-TRH/400 Sympatens-TRH/400 90% Sympatens-TRH/600 Sympatens-AIC/200 Sympatens-ALM/230 G INCI PEG-8 Polysorbate 20 Polysorbate 40 Polysorbate 60 Polysorbate 80 PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Isoceteth-20 Laureth-23 Aspect at 25C liquid liquid liquid-pasty liquid-pasty liquid liquid-pasty liquid pasty solid solid HLB n.a. 16.7 15.6 14.9 15.0 14.0 14.0 16.0 15.5 16.7 Application Skin Care Clear aquaeus solutions, Skin Care creams and lotions Clear aquaeus solutions, Skin Care creams and lotions Clear aquaeus solutions, Skin Care creams and lotions Clear aquaeus solutions, Skin Care creams and lotions Clear aquaeus solutions, Skin Care creams and lotions Clear aquaeus solutions, Skin Care creams and lotions Clear aquaeus solutions, Nail Care Clear aquaeus solutions, Cleansing products, Skin and Hair Care Skin Care, Shaving foams, Depilatory creams, Hair Colour

Emollients
Product Sympatens-ASP/150 Sympatens-DOA Sympatens-ES Sympatens-LBZ INCI PPG-15 Stearyl Ether Diethylhexyl Adipate Ethylhexyl Stearate C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate Aspect at 25C liquid liquid liquid liquid HLB n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. Application Antiperspirants, Deodorants, Skin Care, Hair Care, Colour Cosmetics Skin Care, Sun Care, Colour Cosmetics, Powders, Cuticle softeners Skin Care Sun Care, Skin Care

Ingreendients
Product Kosteran-L/1 Sympatens-O/2500 G Kosteran-I/1 Kosteran-O/1 Kosteran-O/3 Kosteran-S/1 G Sympatens-GMS Sympatens-W/4500 INCI Sorbitan Laurate Aspect at 25C liquid HLB 8.6 6.0 4.3 4.3 1.8 4.7 3.5 3.5 Application Skin Care creams and lotions, Natural Care, Colour Cosmetics Skin Care creams and lotions, Sun Care, Natural Care Skin Care creams and lotions, Natural Care, Colour Cosmetics Skin Care creams and lotions, Natural Care, Colour Cosmetics Skin Care creams and lotions, Natural Care, Colour Cosmetics Skin Care creams and lotions, Natural Care, Colour Cosmetics Skin Care, viscosity modifier for emulsions Skin Care creams and lotions, Sun Care, Baby Care, Natural Care, Colour Cosmetics, Lip Care

Sorbitan Stearate (and) solid Methylglucose Sesquistearate Sorbitan Isostearate liquid Sorbitan Oleate Sorbitan Trioleate Sorbitan Stearate Glyceryl Stearate liquid liquid solid solid

Sorbitan Oleate (and) liquid Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate

validated by EcoCert G indicates granulated product

Classification according to HLB values


HLB 1.8 3.5 3.5 4.3 4.3 4.7 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.3 6.0 6.1 8.0 8.0 8.6 9.4 9.5 10.0 10.0 10.0 11.0 11.0 11.1 12.5 12.5 13.5 13.6 14.0 14.0 14.9 15.0 15.0 15.2 Product Kosteran-O/3 Sympatens-GMS Sympatens-W/4500 Kosteran-I/1 Kosteran-O/1 Kosteran-S/1 G Sympatens-AS/020 Sympatens-AS/020 G Sympatens-AO/020 Sympatens-TRH/070 Sympatens-AC/020 Sympatens-O/2500 G Sympatens-ALM/020 Sympatens-O/150 G Sympatens-ALM/030 Kosteran-L/1 Sympatens-ALM/040 Sympatens-SPO/400 Sympatens-SIS/400 Kotilen-O/1/050 Sympatens-SHO/400 Sympatens-O/120 G Sympatens-GMC/070 Sympatens-BS/080 Sympatens-AO/100 Sympatens-TR/350 Sympatens-ACS/120 Sympatens-AL/090 Sympatens-TRH/400 Sympatens-TRH/400 90% Kotilen-S/1 Sympatens-BS/200 Kotilen-O/1 Sympatens-AS/200 Sympatens-AS/200 G INCI Sorbitan Trioleate Glyceryl Stearate Sorbitan Oleate (and) Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate Sorbitan Isostearate Sorbitan Oleate Sorbitan Stearate Steareth-2 Oleth-2 PEG-7 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Ceteth-2 Sorbitan Stearate (and) Methylglucose Sesquistearate Laureth-2 Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Ceteareth-25 Laureth-3 Sorbitan Laurate Laureth-4 PEG-40 Sorbitan Peroleate PEG-40 Sorbitan Perisostearate Polysorbate 81 Sorbeth-40 Hexaoleate Glyceryl Stearate (and) PEG-100 Stearate PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate PEG-8 Stearate Oleth-10 PEG-35 Castor Oil Ceteareth-12 Laureth-9 PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Polysorbate 60 PEG-20 Stearate Polysorbate 80 Steareth-20

HLB 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.5 15.6 15.7 16.0 16.1 16.5 16.5 16.7 16.7 16.7 17.3 18.8 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Product Sympatens-AO/200 Sympatens-ACS/200 G Sympatens-AIC/200 Sympatens-O/100 G Kotilen-P/1 Sympatens-AC/100 Sympatens-TRH/600 Sympatens-ACS/250 G Sympatens-ACS/300 G Sympatens-BS/300 G Sympatens-ALM/230 G Sympatens-LAN/750 G Kotilen-L/1 Sympatens-BS/400 G Sympatens-BS/1000 G Sympatens-LBZ Sympatens-DOA Sympatens-ES Sympatens-PEG/400 Sympatens-ASP/150

INCI Oleth-20 Ceteareth-20 Isoceteth-20 Steareth-21 Polysorbate 40 Ceteth-10 PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil Ceteareth-25 Ceteareth-30 PEG-30 Stearate Laureth-23 PEG-75 Lanolin Polysorbate 20 PEG-40 Stearate PEG-100 Stearate C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate Diethylhexyl Adipate Ethylhexyl Stearate PEG-8 PPG-15 Stearyl Ether

G indicates granulated product

Classification according to INCI names


INCI C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate Ceteareth-12 Ceteareth-20 Ceteareth-25 Ceteareth-30 Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Ceteareth-25 Ceteth-2 Ceteth-10 Diethylhexyl Adipate Ethylhexyl Stearate Glyceryl Stearate Glyceryl Stearate (and) PEG-100 Stearate Isoceteth-20 Laureth-2 Laureth-3 Laureth-4 Laureth-9 Laureth-23 Oleth-2 Oleth-10 Oleth-20 PEG-20 Stearate PEG-30 Stearate PEG-40 Stearate PEG-100 Stearate PEG-35 Castor Oil PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil PEG-40 Sorbitan Perisostearate PEG-40 Sorbitan Peroleate PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate Product Sympatens-LBZ Sympatens-ACS/120 Sympatens-ACS/200 G Sympatens-ACS/250 G Sympatens-ACS/300 G Sympatens-O/150 G Sympatens-AC/020 Sympatens-AC/100 Sympatens-DOA Sympatens-ES Sympatens-GMS Sympatens-O/120 G Sympatens-AIC/200 Sympatens-ALM/020 Sympatens-ALM/030 Sympatens-ALM/040 Sympatens-AL/090 Sympatens-ALM/230 G Sympatens-AO/020 Sympatens-AO/100 Sympatens-AO/200 Sympatens-BS/200 Sympatens-BS/300 G Sympatens-BS/400 G Sympatens-BS/1000 G Sympatens-TR/350 Sympatens-TRH/400 Sympatens-TRH/400 90% Sympatens-SIS/400 Sympatens-SPO/400 Sympatens-TRH/600 Sympatens-GMC/070 HLB n.a. 13.5 15.4 16.1 16.5 8.0 5.3 15.7 n.a. n.a. 3.5 11.0 15.5 6.1 8.0 9.4 13.6 16.7 5.0 12.5 15.3 15.0 16.5 17.3 18.8 12.5 14.0 14.0 10.0 9.5 16.0 11.0

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INCI PEG-7 Hydrogenated Castor Oil PEG-75 Lanolin PEG-8 PEG-8 Stearate Polysorbate 20 Polysorbate 40 Polysorbate 60 Polysorbate 80 Polysorbate 81 PPG-15 Stearyl Ether Sorbeth-40 Hexaoleate Sorbitan Isosterate Sorbitan Laurate Sorbitan Oleate Sorbitan Stearate Sorbitan Trioleate Sorbitan Oleate (and) Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate Sorbitan Stearate (and) Methylglucose Sesquistearate Steareth-2 Steareth-20 Steareth-21 G indicates granulated product

Product Sympatens-TRH/070 Sympatens-LAN/750 G Sympatens-PEG/400 Sympatens-BS/080 Kotilen-L/1 Kotilen-P/1 Kotilen-S/1 Kotilen-O/1 Kotilen-O/1/050 Sympatens-ASP/150 Sympatens-SHO/400 Kosteran-I/1 Kosteran-L/1 Kosteran-O/1 Kosteran-S/1 G Kosteran-O/3 Sympatens-W/4500 Sympatens-O/2500 G Sympatens-AS/020 Sympatens-AS/020 G Sympatens-AS/200 Sympatens-AS/200 G Sympatens-O/100 G

HLB 5.0 16.7 n.a. 11.1 16.7 15.6 14.9 15.0 10.0 n.a. 10.0 4.3 8.6 4.3 4.7 1.8 3.5 6.0 4.9 15.2 15.5

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