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.
An alcohol-based hand sanitizer that goes on smooth, dries quickly, and leaves hands refreshed. The combination of Benecel™ E10M (HPMC) thickener and Ceraphyl™ 31 ester gives a pleasing sensory experience.
This isopropanol-based hand sanitizer kills common germs and uses Klucel™ H CS (HPC) and SurfaThix™ N Polymer to give a thick, textured liquid. Ceraphyl™ 230 gives it a silky smooth skin feel with no residue.
This hydro-alcoholic gel with 70% alcohol kills common germs. Thanks to the addition of a novel, crosslinked polymer Stabilize™ QM, it dispenses onto hands as a viscous, smooth, gel. It offers excellent rub out, spreads easily and dries quickly with no residue.
This 65% ethanol hand sanitizer contains a combination of nature-based rheology modifier, Natrosol™ 250 HHR CS (HEC) and emollient Lubrajel™ Oil Hydrogel and Ceraphyl™ 31 to deliver a smooth and gentle experience that also moisturizes.