* Calcium Carbonate
* Fumed Silica
* Pumice


* Acetic
* Citric
* Glycolic
* Lactic
* Oxalic
* Phosphoric

Actives and Sensates

* Aloe Vera - highest purity & consistency available -- gels, powders
* Amazonian Rain Forest butters and other natural products (Chemyunion)
* Aromatic Botanical Extracts (support “fragrance”-free scenting of products)
* Astaxanthin (Astatrol-Hp from Fuji Health Sciences) -- most effective natural antioxidant raw material available; very effective in leave-on skin care products for anti-aging, UV protection and anti-inflammatory response
* Azulene - anti-irritant derived from chamomile
* Benzoyl Peroxide
* Beta Glucan (Symglucan from Symrise oat-derived; wound-healing properties)
* Dragocalm (Symrise) specific oat fraction rich in avenanthramides; reduces irritation
* Botanical Extracts
* Flavors
* Fragrances
* Grape Seed Extract (antioxidant particularly useful in UV protection)
* Hydrogen Peroxide
* Lidocaine
* Menthyl Lactate (Frescolat® ML from Haarmann & Reimer)
* Menthone Glycerin Acetal (Frescolat® MGA from Haarmann & Reimer)
* Natural Deodorant - enzymes from fermentation of Saccharomyces
* Pentylene Glycol (Hydrolite®-5 from Symrise - multifunctional additive)
* Caprylyl / Capryl Glycols (alternative to traditional preservatives -- Symdiol 68 from Symrise)
* Vitamin A Palmitate
* Vitamin E Acetate


* Cocamide DEA
* Lauramide DEA
* Soyamide DEA
* Cocamide MEA
* Lauramide MEA

Amine Oxides

* Decylamine Oxide (Decyl Dimethyl Amine Oxide)
* Lauramine Oxide (Lauryl Dimethyl Amine Oxide)
* Myristamine Oxide (Myristyl Dimethyl Amine Oxide)
* Cetamine Oxide (Cetyl Dimethyl Amine Oxide)
* Stearamine Oxide (Stearyl Dimethyl Amine Oxide)

Amino Acids

* L-Cysteine Hydrochloride
* Monosodium Glutamate


* Potassium Hydroxide (Caustic Potash)
* Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda)
* Monoethanolamine (MEA)
* Triethanolamine (TEA)
* Methoxypropylamine (MOPA)
* Dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA)
* Dimethylaminopropylaminopropylamine (DMAPAPA)
* Monomethylethanolamine (MMEA)
* Dimethylethanolamine (DMEA)
* Methyldiethanolamine (MDEA)
* Morpholine
* Lauryldimethyl Amine
* Myristyldimethyl Amine
* Cetyldimethyl Amine
* Stearyldimethyl Amine


* EPA-Registered Quaternaries

Carbonate Solvents

* Propylene Carbonate (USP)
* Glycerine Carbonate


* Acid Blue 9
* Caramel Color
* D&C, FD&C Dyes

Conditioners and Emollients (for Hair and Skin Care)

* Low MW Quaternary Conditioners
o Behentrimonium Chloride (Genamin BTLF from Clariant) 70% active pellets; superb softening effect on hair
o Cetrimonium Chloride
o Distearyldimonium Chloride
o Stearalkonium Chloride

* Polymeric Quaternary Conditioners
o Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride (Jaguar conditioners from Rhodia) the original and growing line of surfactant-compatible cationic guars; excellent conditioning and irritation reduction in shampoos and body wash applications
o Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride (Jaguar C-162) particularly suited for clear conditioning shampoo and wash formulations
o Polyquaternium-11 (Mirapol PQ-11 from Rhodia)

* Emollients
o C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate
o Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride
o Isopropyl Myristate
o Isopropyl Palmitate
o Octyl Palmitate
o Diethylhexyl-2,6-Naphthalate (Corapan™ TQ™ from Symrise)- a multifunctional photostabilizer, SPF booster and emollient for use with avobenzone
o Isopropyl PPG-2 Isodeceth-7 Carboxylate (Velsan D8P-3 from Clariant) non-comedogenic ester with strong solubilizing capabilities; excellent solubilizer for benzophenone-3 (oxybenzone)
o Cetyl PPG-2 Isodeceth-7 Carboxylate (Velsan D8P-16) paste product; soft, non-greasy feel
o Isopropyl C12-15 Pareth-9 Carboxylate (Velsan P8-3) water-soluble; silky-dry emolliency
o Polyglyceryl-10 Tetraoleate
o Polyglyceryl-3 Oleate
o Octyldodecyl Beeswax (Beesbutter® Guerbet Ester -- melts near body temperature)
o Octyldodecyl Isostearate (G-38 38 carbon guerbet ester)
o Octyldodecyl Ricinoleate (Ultracas® G-20 Guerbet Ester)
o Trioctyldodecyl Citrate (G-66 66 carbon guerbet ester)
o PPG-14 Butyl Ether
o PPG-3 Myristyl Ether
o PPG-15 Stearyl Ether

Emulsifiers and Solubilizers

* Pemulen® Polymeric Emulsifiers (Noveon)
* -- unique, multi-benefit, universal o/w emulsifiers effective @ pH 4 - 7
* Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer (Pemulen TR-1 and Pemulen TR-2 emulsifiers)
* Trilaureth-4 Phosphate (Hostaphat KL 340 D from Clariant) low color, liquid emulsifier for o/w emulsions; highly efficient and an excellent choice for sunscreen formulations
* Potassium Cetyl Phosphate (and) Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides -- Emulsiphos from Symrise
* -- highly effective anionic o/w emulsifier; structure analogous to natural skin phospholipids; excellent choice for sunscreens

* Fatty Acid Ethoxylates
o PEG-4 Laurate
o PEG-8 Laurate
o PEG-12 Laurate
o PEG-8 Stearate
o PEG-12 Stearate
o PEG-20 Stearate
o PEG-40 Stearate
o PEG-8 Oleate
o PEG-4 Dilaurate
o PEG-8 Dilaurate
o PEG-8 Distearate
o PEG-12 Distearate
o PEG-150 Distearate
o PEG-8 Dioleate
o PEG-12 Dioleate
o PEG-40 Dioleate

* Fatty Alcohol Ethoxylates
o Coceth-10
o Laureth-4
o Laureth-12
o Laureth-23
o Ceteareth-20
o Steareth-2
o Steareth-20

* Sorbitan Esters
o Polysorbate 20
o Polysorbate 60
o Polysorbate 80
o Polysorbate 85
o PEG-80 Sorbitan Laurate
o Sorbitan Laurate
o Sorbitan Stearate
o Sorbitan Tristearate

* Glycol & Glyceryl Esters
o Glycol Distearate
o Glycol Stearate
o Glyceryl Stearate (Glyceryl Monostearate)
o PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate

* Other Nonionics
o Octylphenol Ethoxylates
o Nonylphenol Ethoxylates
o PEG-40 Castor Oil

Fatty Acids

* Industry Leading Products from Procter & Gamble
o Canola Fatty Acid
o Decanoic (Capric) Acid
o Lauric Acid
o Lauric / Myristic Acid
o Myristic Acid
o Octanoic (Caprylic) Acid
o Octanoic / Decanoic Acid
o Oleic Acid
o Palmitic Acid
o Soya Fatty Acid
o Stearic Acid
o Sunflower Fatty Acid
o Whole-Cut Coconut Fatty Acid
o Whole-Cut Tallow Fatty Acid

Fatty Alcohols

* Industry Leading Products from Procter & Gamble
o Cetyl Alcohol, NF
o Cetyl / Stearyl Alcohol
o Lauryl Alcohol
o Lauryl - Myristyl Alcohol blend
o Myristyl Alcohol
o Stearyl Alcohol, NF

Flow Agents

* Aluminum Stearate
* Calcium Stearate
* Zinc Stearate


* Ethylene Glycol
* Diethylene Glycol
* Propylene Glycol
* Dipropylene Glycol
* Tripropylene Glycol

Hair Fixative Polymer

* FixateTM G-100 - novel water-based hair fixative polymer from Noveon


* Glycerin
* Propylene Glycol
* Sorbitol


* Aluminum Sulfate (Alum)
* Ammonium Chloride
* Ammonium Sulfate
* Borax (5 mol, 10 mol)
* Calcium Chloride
* Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate (Terra Alba)
* Fumed Silica
* Potassium Chloride
* Potassium Silicate
* Sodium Bisulfite
* Sodium Sulfite
* Sodium Chloride
* Zinc Chloride

Methyl Esters

* Industry Leading Products from Procter & Gamble
o Methyl Decanoate
o Methyl Laurate
o Methyl Laurate / Myristate
o Methyl Octadecanoate
o Methyl Octanoate / Decanoate
o Methyl Palmitate
o Methyl Soyate (C16-18 Soy Methyl Esters)
o Mixed C12-C18 Methyl Esters


* Apricot Kernel Oil
* Avocado Oil
* Canola Oil
* Castor Oil
* Coconut Oil
* Corn Oil
* Olive Oil
* Palm Oil
* Safflower Oil
* Sunflower Oil
* Sweet Almond Oil

Oxidizers / Bleaches

* Hydrogen Peroxide
* Sodium Hypochlorite (chlorine bleach)

Pearlizing Agents

* Glycol Stearate
* Glycol Distearate


* A Complete Line of Highest Quality Products from Prayon, Including:
o Sodium Tetrapyrophosphate
o Sodium Tripolyphosphate
o Tetrapotassium Pyrophosphate
o Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate
o Trisodium Phosphate

Polyethylene Glycols (PEGs)

* -- various MW technical and USP grade products


* DMDM Hydantoin
* Methyl Paraben
* Ethyl Paraben
* Propyl Paraben
* Butyl Paraben
* Synergistic Paraben Blends
* Imidazolidinyl Urea
* Iodopropynyl Butyl Carbamate
* Phenoxyethanol
* Benzoic Acid
* Sodium Benzoate
* Potassium Benzoate


* Citric Acid
* Disodium EDTA
* Tetrasodium EDTA
* EDTA (acid)
* Sodium Gluconate


* Amphoterics
o --Featuring Miranol® products from Rhodia -- the original amphoterics
o Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate
o Disodium Cocoamphodipropionate
o Disodium Lauroamphodiacetate
o Sodium Cocoamphoacetate
o Sodium Lauroamphoacetate

* Anionics
o Laureth-1 Phosphate (Dermalcare MAP L-210 from Rhodia) unique, high-purity surfactant; when neutralized is extremely mild and imparts a soft, elegant feel to skin; provides dense, creamy lather; product is 90% active paste
o Potassium Laureth Phosphate (Dermalcare MAP L-213/K from Rhodia) a pre-neutralized MAP solution (30%)
o Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate (Hostapon KCG from Clariant) very mild, naturally-derived
o Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (Hostapon SCI grades) mild surfactants for shower gels, liquid soaps
o Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate (Medialan LD; 30% liquid) good for personal care cleansing
o Trideceth-7 Carboxylic Acid (Sandopan DTC; 90% liquid) mild, good hard water tolerance
o Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate
o Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate
o Ammonium Laureth Sulfate (2 mole)
o Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (liquid, paste, needles)
o Sodium Laureth Sulfate (1 mole, 2 mole, 3 mole)
o Sodium Trideceth Sulfate
o TEA Lauryl Sulfate
o Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate
o Sodium Dioctyl Sulfosuccinate

* Betaines
o Cocamidopropyl Betaine
o Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine
o Oleamidopropyl Betaine
o Coco-Betaine

* Ethoxylated Glycerine
o Glycereth-7
o Glycereth-12
o Glycereth-26

* Nonionics
o Coceth-10 (an excellent fragrance solubilizer)
o Laureth-4
o Laureth-12
o Laureth-23
o Ceteareth-20
o PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate -- high emolliency; good viscosity and foam building
o PEG-80 Sorbitan Laurate
o PEG-4 Polyglyceryl-2 Stearate (Hostacerin DGSB -- Clariant; solid) o/w emulsion stabilizer
o PEG-10 Polyglyceryl-2 Laurate (Hostacerin DGL; liquid) o/w emulsion stabilizer
o Polyglyceryl-2 Stearate (Hostacerin DGMS; solid) o/w emulsion stabilizer
o Polyglyceryl-2 Sesquiisostearate (Hostacerin DGI; liquid) w/o emulsifier; o/w co-emulsifier
o Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate (Hostacerin TGI; liquid) w/o emulsifier; o/w co-emulsifier
o PPG-2-Isodeceth-4 (Genapol EP 1024 from Clariant; liquid) very good solubilizer

Thickeners, Gellants & Stabilizers

* Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer (Carbopol® ETD™ 2020 polymer)
* Acrylates Copolymer (Carbopol AQUA™ SF-1 polymer, Carbopol AQUA 30 polymer)
* Carbomer (Carbopol, Carbopol ETD and Carbopol Ultrez™ polymers)
* Carbopol Ultrez 21 polymer (INCI: Acrylates / C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer)
* Carbopol Ultrez 20 (INCI: Acrylates / C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer)
* -- self-wetting polymer (very easy to disperse) with performance properties similar to Carbopol ETD 2020
* Novemer™ EC-1 polymer
* -- a novel, multifunctional additive for o/w skin care emulsions -- excellent thickening and stabilizing; confers a smooth, velvety feel; electrolyte tolerant and compatible with pigments; easy-to-use, pre-neutralized, liquid form (INCI: Acrylates / Acrylamide Copolymer (and) Mineral Oil (and) Polysorbate 85)
* NEW! Genapol® DAT (Clariant) -- PEG-150 Polyglyceryl-2 Stearate and PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides an efficient, easy-to-use liquid thickener for surfactant systems; an optimal cold-process thickener for shampoos, body washes, shower gels and liquid soaps.
* Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/ VP Copolymer (Aristoflex AVC from Clariant) novel polymeric thickener, stabilizer and gellant; works over wide pH; excellent, non-tacky rub-out and feel; salt and shear tolerant; excellent choice for facial care products and DHA-based self-tanners
* Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/ Beheneth-25 Methacrylate Crosspolymer (Aristoflex HMB) features as AVC but with primary emulsifying benefit; also effective down to pH 3
* Other Thickeners
o Carrageenan
o Cassia Gum
o Cellulose Gum (CMC / Carboxymethyl Cellulose)
o Fumed Silica
o Guar Gum
o Hydroxyethyl Cellulose
o Locust Bean Gum
o Xanthan Gum

U.V. Absorbers

* From Symrise
o USAN Nomenclature
+ Avobenzone
+ Ensulizole
+ Homosalate
+ Meradimate
+ Octocrylene
+ Octinoxate
+ Octisalate
+ Oxybenzone
+ Padimate O
+ Trolamine Salicylate
o INCI Nomenclature
+ Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane (Neo Heliopan® 357)
+ Phenylbenzimidazole Sulfonic Acid (Neo Heliopan Hydro)
+ Homosalate (Neo Heliopan HMS)
+ Menthyl Anthranilate (Neo Heliopan MA)
+ Octocrylene (Neo Heliopan 303)
+ Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate (Neo Heliopan AV)
+ Ethylhexyl Salicylate (Neo Heliopan OS)
+ Benzophenone-3 (Neo Heliopan BB)
+ Ethylhexyldimethyl PABA
+ TEA-Salicylate


* Maltodextrin
* U.V. Stabilizers
* Low-Medium MW Polyacrylates (Water Conditioning / Scale Control)
* Potassium Bicarbonate
* Sodium Bicarbonate