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Ashland™ Alcohol Thickeners

The Viscosity And Sensory You Need

In alcohol-based formulations, the rheology modifier does more than just thicken.  It influences the sensory experience, ease of application, and efficient delivery of actives. Ashland™ offers a range of rheology modifiers, as well as emollients, to bring usability, efficacy, and allure to alcohol-based formulations.

Thickener selection impacts the formulation viscosity profile

Sensory attributes of hand sanitizer formulations

Hand Sanitizer Sample Formulations


Silky Touch Hand Sanitizer

This advanced alcohol-based formula provides a silky hand feel during application due to the presence of Klucel™ H CS Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (HPC) with Ceraphyl™ 31 ester.

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Clean Touch Hand Sanitizer

An alcohol-based hand sanitizer that goes on smooth, dries quickly, and leaves hands refreshed. The combination of Benecel™ E10M Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) thickener and Ceraphyl™ 31 ester gives a pleasing sensory experience.

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Standard Hand Sanitizer

This gel utilizes alcohol to kill common germs when soap and water are not available. It is a simple, easy-to-use formulation based on traditional ingredients including Ashland 980 Carbomer. Thanks to the addition of Ceraphyl™ 31 ester, the feel and rub-out is enhanced.

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Please ensure you review and align to all FDA regulations, required registrations, and certifications for hand sanitizers.

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