Ashland Cellulose Ethers


Cellulose Ethers from Ashland provide thickening for personal care applications. These polymers may also act as film formers, binding agents, and stabilizers.

Problems Solved

Thin, runny emulsions, gels, and sprays

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Aqualon™ CMC 7H3SF container
Aqualon™ CMC 7H3SF cellulose gum is useful in suspending solids and modifying the flow and texture. It has a viscosity of 1,000-2,800 cps.
Klucel™ H CS container
Klucel™ H CS has excellent film-forming properties, thickens non-aqueous systems and 100% ethanol solutions, and provides lubricious skin feel. This grade has a viscosity range of 1,500-3,000 cps.
Aqualon™ CMC 12M31XP container
Aqualon™ 12M31XP is the fine particle size version of Aqualon 12M31P.
Aqualon™ CMC 7M8SF Pharma container
Aqualon™ 7M8SF Pharma is the pharmaceutical grade of Aqualon™ 7M8SF.
Aqualon™ CMC 7HF Pharma container
Aqualon™ 7HF Pharma cellulose gum is useful in suspending solids and modifying the flow and texture. It has a viscosity of 1,500-3,000 cps and is a pharmaceutical grade.
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ChemPoint® offers a wide variety of water-resistant polymers from Ashland™ that fit just about every formulation requirement.  These polymers can be combined or used alone to maximize performance with a non-greasy and low- to no-tack feel.
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Benecel™ polymer products help to reduce the irritation potential of surfactant systems used for hair and skin formulations. A material or formulation with a zeta potential of zero should be non-irritating to the skin. The goal is to move the base surfactant system as close to zero as possible to reduce the irritation potential.
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Explore our extensive list of ingredients for lotion formulation including emulsifiers, emollients, moisturizers, and more.
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Not only is acne the most common skin condition in the U.S. but with the new standard of regular mask-wearing comes a surge of “maskne”. The friction from the mask with the moist environment causes pores to become clogged, resulting in breakouts and blemishes.