Protameen Chemicals

Protameen Chemicals, Manufacturer and Distributor of Specialty Materials for the Personal Care Industr

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During these 5 decades of service, Protameen has established itself as a reliable and trusted source of chemical specialties. Over the years, the Company has worked hard to build strong and enduring relationships with the world’s leading multinational producers of consumer based products.

A key formula for Protameen’s success has been its ability to offer superior products at competitive prices!

Now and in the future, Protameen plans to broaden its range of products to include innovative specialty ingredients as well as our new line of natural exotic butters well suited for today’s advanced product formulations.

The Company has recently expanded its technical department as well as its American distribution points and representation throughout the world for its’ global customers through a network of authorized distributors in key geographic locations throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific Rim.

Expanded Manufacturing

Protameen is on the cutting edge of ingredient technology with state of the art manufacturing in our newest production facility located in
New Jersey for your custom manufacturing needs!

Major equipment list

SS304 and SS316 High Pressure Reactors Ranging from Pilot to 4000 Gallons
Glass Lined ReactorsDrum Flaker, Conical Blenders, Centrifuge, Fitz Mills
2 Plate and Frame Filter Presses2 Kettles with Double Action Sweeps Vacuum Oven.

Our specialties materials

Specialty ingredients for all your personal care formulations.

Peg & Specialty Esters

These have a variety of
uses in personal care
formulationsas emolients,
emulsifiers,  opacifiers,
humectants,  solubilizers, binders
for pressed powders and
pigment dispersants.

Sorbitan Esters

These are generally soluble
in oils or organic solvents
and dispersable or insoluble
in water. They act as
low HLB emulsifiers
and thickeners useful
in emulsions.

Polyethylene Glycol Esters

The Protamate series
offer a wide range of HLB
values making them
useful as primary and
auxiliary nonionic

Polyoxyethylene & Polyoxypropylene Ethers

These nonionic
surfactants used in
personal care products as
wetting agents, emulsifiers,
solubilizers, conditioners
and coupling agents.


  • Amine Condensate 1:2

  • FA-Diethanolamide
  • Superamides

  • 1:1 FA-Diethanolamides – Monoethanolamides


The Proterics and are mild
nonionic surfactants
often used in place of
the alkanolamides.

Polyoxyethylene Caster Oil Derivatives

The Protachems are useful
in personal care products
as non-ionic surfactants,
emulsifiers, solubilizers
and conditioners.

Quaternary Compounds

Protaquats find use as
anti-static agents in hair
conditioners and creme
rinses to eliminate
“fly-away hair” leaving
hair soft, manageable,
tangle-free and
easy to comb.

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