Natural chelating agents prove their power


Lucy Simmonds explains how you can improve the performance of your cosmetic formulations by using natural chelating agents

Natural chelating agents prove their power

Formulators are seeking more natural raw materials, driven by ever-increasing consumer awareness of the natural content of finished products. This can be a challenge with surfactants, chelates and preservatives.

The trend of moving away from sodium laureth sulfate (SLES) has been dominant for some years, with awareness in the market that SLES irritates the skin and eyes. As a result there is demand in the industry for mild, natural alternatives.

To aid in the search for natural, effective chelating agents, AkzoNobel has Dissolvine GL-47-S in its portfolio.

Dissolvine GL-47-S is a...

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