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Technical Insights: Green Surfactants and Emulsifiers

Technical Insights: Green Surfactants and Emulsifiers

Report Description:
The cosmetics industry is searching for green alternatives to conventional surfactants and emulsifiers. Although the palette of such green materials has grown, their use in cosmetic & personal care formulations brings many technical issues.

This Technical Insights report gives a comprehensive review of green surfactants and emulsifiers. It is useful for cosmetic companies looking at using such raw materials, as well as ingredient companies developing new green materials.

The issues surrounding conventional surfactants & emulsifiers are discussed, followed by a critical review of the green alternatives. Guidance is given on the practical use of these green materials in cosmetic & personal care formulations.

The surfactant and emulsifier options for green standards are covered. Details are given of permitted and prohibited materials for the leading natural & organic cosmetic standards. Examples are given of formulations using green surfactant & emulsifiers. Profiles are also given of companies supplying these green materials. The final part gives future projections: what can we expect to see in this emerging area of green cosmetic ingredients


Introduction
Overview
Definitions
Issues with Conventional Surfactants & Emulsifiers
Alternatives to Conventional Surfactants
Biorenewable Content
Natural Surfactants
Naturally Derived Surfactants
Alternative Anionic Surfactants
Alternative Nonionic / Amphoteric Surfactants
Blends of Green Surfactants
Organic Surfactants
Alternatives to Conventional Emulsifiers
Natural Emulsifiers
Naturally Derived Oil-in-Water Anionic Emulsifiers
Naturally Derived Oil-in-Water Nonionic Emulsifiers
Naturally Derived Water-in-Oil Emulsifiers
Naturally Derived Cationic Emulsifiers / Conditioning Agents
Organic / Palm-free Emulsifiers
Sustainable Palm Oil Derivatives
Emulsifier Blends
Emulsifiers for Cold Processing
‘Emulsifier-free’ Options for Creams & Lotions
Solubilisers
The latest Innovations
Green Standards
Formulating with Green Surfactants and Emulsifiers
Alternative Surfactant & Emulsifier Case Studies
Examples of Natural & Organic Cosmetics using Green Surfactants & Emulsifiers
Conclusions / Future Outlook
List of Selected Companies
Ingredient Companies
Certification Agencies, Industry Organisations & Others

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