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18 Beta (β) Glycyrrhetinic Acid

18 Beta (β) Glycyrrhetinic Acid


INCI Name: Glycyrrhetinic Acid

CAS Numbers: 471-53-4

Description:

Glycyrrhetinic acid is derived from the licorice plant. It is a pentacyclic triterpenoid derivative of the β-amyrin type. It has expectorant and antitussive properties. It is widely used as a flavoring agent and is frequently employed to mask the taste of bitter drugs such as aloe and quinine. Glycyrrhetinic acid has also been reported to possess anti-inflammatory properties.
Beta Glucan M

Beta-Glucan M™


INCI Name: Sodum Carboxymethyl Beta-Glucan

Samples available upon request

Description:
Beta-Glucan M™ also called "Sodium Carboxymethyl Beta-Glucan" is the sodium salt of a carboxymethyl ether of Beta-Glucan. It is commonly used as a binding agent and rheological modifier in personal care formulations. It is known to soothe irritated skin, support the skin’s own antioxidant activity, protect the skin from environmental damage, and help the skin to retain moisture....
NuovoSoft 16

NuovoSoft-16™


INCI Name: Cetylhydroxyproline Palmitamide

Samples available upon request

Description:

NuovoSoft-16™ is a high purity amino acid (C16/C16) waxy amide that can act as a bio-mimetic of a C16 ceramide. NuovoSoft-16 supports the skin barrier function through moisturization while maintaining skin suppleness and elasticity. Ceramide, itself, is one of the main components of the epidermis and forms the bilayer of cell membranes. NuovoSoft-16 will stabilize topical formulations, provide superior moisturization and emolliency. Additionally, it may provide the physiological and cell signaling benefits known for this class of waxy, ’cere’ amides.
SkinBrite 30

SkinBrite-30™


INCI Name: Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate

Samples available upon request

Description:
SkinBrite-30™ is a water soluble, diamide salt of azelaic acid that improves the technical characteristics for formulation. Azelaic acid itself has very poor water solubility, however, it is found in many grain proteins and is a beneficial component of the skin. Azelaic acid in the skin is a signaling compound for inflammation and induces the production of salicylic acid. The Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate derivative is a safe, highly effective and multifunctional cosmetic ingredient. As the diamide potassium salt, SkinBrite-30 is a new ingredient that resolves many of the formulation difficulties of azelaic ...
SkinBrite 99 photo

SkinBrite-99™


INCI Name: Glycolic Acid

Samples available upon request

Description:
SkinBrite-99™ is highly concentrated glycolic acid in crystalline form. Glycolic acid is an exfoliant. It revitalizes skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by removing the outer layer of dead skin and bringing a new layer of skin to the surface. It is also proven to offer unique advantages in hair care with the proven ability to penetrate the hair shaft, causing significant benefits to hair moisturization, softness, strength and manageability.
Nuovo Proline 16

NuovoProline-16™


INCI Name: Dipalmitoyl hydroxyproline

Samples available upon request

Description:
Nuovo-Proline-16™ is a C16, C16 carboxyl derivative of the amino acid hydroxypro-line. Dipalmitoyl hydroxyproline promotes collagen synthesis and enhances skin tone. Additionally, it is an excellent moisturizer and functions as an anti-oxidant.
G Hexuron

G-Hexuron


INCI Name: Ascorbyl Glucoside

Samples available upon request

Description:

Among the well studied, 2-derivatives of stabilized L-Ascorbic Acid, the 2-glucoside (Ascorbyl Glucoside) is preferred by most researchers for post-UV efficacy in antioxidant activity, in Inflammation mitigation, in collagen stimulation and finally for inhibition of melanogenesis. G-Hexuron is the stabilized form of Vitamin C that can be topically applied to the skin in advanced formulations specifically targeted for antiaging and photo-protection benefits. G-Hexuron is the water soluble, Vitamin C, 2-derivative with superior formulation stability. G-Hexuron is both bioavailable and bioactive in its 2-glucoside form and has been ...
Glycolic Acid Woman

SkinBrite-99


INCI Name: SkinBrite-99

CAS Numbers: 79-14-1

Description:

Samples are available.
SkinBrite-99 is a highly concentrated form of glycolic acid. It is an exfoliant. It revitalizes skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by removing the outer layer of dead skin and bringing a new layer of skin to the surface. It is also proven to offer unique advantages in hair care with the proven ability to penetrate the hair shaft, causing significant benefits to hair moisturization, softness, strength and manageability.
L Hexuron

L-Hexuron™


INCI Name: 3-O-Ethyl-L-Ascorbic Acid

Samples available upon request

Description:
L-Hexuron™ is a superior vitamin C derivative. It is very stable, and is easily converted to the active form by enzymes in the skin. The ethyl substituent forms an ether with the 3-hydroxy group of the ascorbic acid, which results in much higher stability. L-Hexuron is amphiphilic which makes it compatible in a broad array of emulsion systems and clear lotions.
Albumen Powder

Albumen Powder


INCI Name: Albumen

CAS Numbers: 9006-50-2

Description:

Spray dried non-whipping egg Albumen Powder is rich in vitamins, amino acids, proteins and minerals. When applied to the skin, Albumen forms a film that lifts wrinkles to the level of surrounding skin while shrinking and contracting the skin. Albumin is also great for oily skin and treating acne. As Albumin dries, it not only tightens the skin but also pulls debris out of pores. Because of it's high protein content, Albumin can be used as a mask to heal injured skin. It is also used for making cakes.
Allantoin USP Powder

Allantoin USP Powder


INCI Name: Allantoin

CAS Numbers: 97-59-6

Description:

Allantoin has many beneficial effects as an active ingredient in over-the-counter cosmetics: a moisturizing and keratolytic effect, increasing the water content of the extracellular matrix and enhancing the desquamation of upper layers of dead skin cells thereby increasing the smoothness of the skin. It promotes cell proliferation and wound healing. Allantoin has a soothing, anti-irritant, and skin protectant effect by forming complexes with irritant and sensitizing agents.
Alpha Lipoic Acid

Alpha Lipoic Acid


INCI Name: Thioctic Acid

CAS Numbers: 1077-28-7

Description:

Alpha Lipoic Acid or ALA, is found in healthy foods such as spinach, chard, collard greens and broccoli, foods often deficient in standard American diets. It is an antioxidant that is found in every human cell. ALA at 5 % has been shown to reduce fine lines caused by sun damage.
Amyl Acetate

Amyl Acetate


INCI Name: Amyl Acetate

CAS Numbers: 628-23-7

Description:

Amyl Acetate is an organic compound used as a flavoring agent, solvent, and in the preparation of penicillin. It has a pleasant fruity odor and is used in the manufacture of artificial fruit essences. It is also called "banana oil".
Amylase (Enzyme)

Amylase (Enzyme)


INCI Name: Amylase

CAS Numbers: 9000-90-2

Description:

Fungal Amylase is an alpha-amylase derived from the fungus Aspergillus oryzae. It cleaves α-1, 4 glucan bonds. This is a food grade product typically utilized in the baking industry for the improvement of loaf volume and texture. It is also utilized to increase the amount of fermentable sugar available for yeast.
Anhydrous Lanolin USP

Anhydrous Lanolin USP


INCI Name: Lanolin

CAS Numbers: 8006-54-0

Description:

Anhydrous Lanolin USP acts as an naturally derived emollient and is readily absorbed by the stratum corneum where it reduces excess moisture loss and restores softness and elasticity to dry skin. When reacted with propylene and ethylene oxides in a variety of ratios, it performs as a non-ionic surfactant as well as increase water solubility.
Antifoam 10 FG Kosher

Antifoam 10 FG Kosher


INCI Name: Simethicone

CAS Numbers: 8050-81-5

Description:

Antifoam 10 (Food Grade Kosher) is a water-dilutable silicone material that can be used to suppress foam in processing foods. It contains 10 % active silicone defoamer in a nonionic emulsion, and can be used in quantities up to 50 parts per million on the basis of "prior sanction" under the Federal Food and Drug Administration regulations. Although Antifoam 10 (Food Grade Kosher) is primarily used to suppress foam in processing food products, it is also often used to suppress foam in various chemical processing applications. It is especially effective in certain fermentation applications. In hair-care products, such as conditioners, it is used to reduce ...
Antifoam 20

Antifoam 20


INCI: Simethicone

CAS Numbers: Mixture

Sample available upon request.

Description:
Antifoams/Defoamers are used in numerous industrial and food grade applications for foam control. McKinley Resources Antifoam - 20 is a Kosher-approved, 20 % active silicone emulsion. The product offers the customer effective foam control at relatively low cost. Quick knockdown of foam and persistent foam control marks the characteristics of this Antifoam in most systems. The product works equally well in hot and cold systems. The product can also be diluted to prepare 10 % silicone antifoams
Apricot Powder 40/60

Apricot Seed Powder 40/60


INCI Name: Apricot (Prunus Armeniaca) Seed Powders

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Apricot Seed Powders are granules prepared from crushed apricot shells. The shells have a hard fibrous material ideal as a gentle, natural exfoliate which assists with the removal of dead skin cells. Its grit is a soft abrasive that is extremely durable, angular & multi-faceted.
Arbutin

Arbutin


INCI Name: Arbutin

CAS Numbers: 497-76-7

Description:

Hydroquinone derivative isolated from the leaves of the bearberry shrub, cranberry, blueberry, some mushrooms, and most types of pears. It inhibits tyrosinase and thus prevents the formation of melanin. Arbutin is therefore used as a skin-lightening agent.
Ascorbyl Palmitate

Ascorbyl Palmitate


INCI Name: Ascorbyl Palmitate

CAS Numbers: 137-66-6

Description:

Ascorbyl Palmitate is a compound composed of Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) and palmitic acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid. Vitamin C, one of the most potent dietary antioxidants, provides optimal nutritional support to all physiological functions, including, notably, vascular and capillary integrity in support of the circulatory system. Ascorbyl palmitate is a fat-soluble antioxidant also used to increase the shelf life of vegetable oils and potato chips. The roles of vitamin C in promoting collagen synthesis and as an antioxidant have generated interest in its use on the skin. Ascorbyl palmitate is frequently used in topical preparations because it ...
Avobenzone

Avobenzone


INCI Name: Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane

CAS Numbers: 70356-09-1

Description:

Avobenzone is a white to pale yellow, slightly aromatic powder. It is oil-soluble and used in sunscreen products to absorb the full spectrum of UVA rays. Its ability to absorb ultraviolet light over a wider range of wavelengths than many organic sunscreen agents has led to its use in many commercial preparations marketed as "broad spectrum" sunscreens.
Behentrimonium Chloride

Behentrimonium Chloride


INCI Name: Behentrimonium Chloride

CAS Numbers: 17301-53-0

Description:

Behentrimonium Chloride is a cleaning/conditioning agent (known as a "cationic quaternary ammonium compound") and can be made from colza oil obtained from the seeds of Brassica rapa, var. oleifera (oilseed turnip). It conditions, detangles, fights static, softens, restores, and rebuilds damaged hair. It doesn't coat, but penetrates the hair shaft for potent conditioning effects. In some applications, it also acts as a preservative.
Benzethonium Chloride

Benzethonium Chloride


INCI Name: Benzethonium Chloride

CAS Numbers: 121-54-0

Description:

Benzethonium Chloride is a synthetic quaternary ammonium salt. This compound is an odorless white solid, soluble in water. It has surfactant, antiseptic, and anti-infective properties, and it is used as a topical antimicrobial agent in first aid antiseptics. Benzethonium chloride exhibits a broad spectrum of microbiocidal activity against bacteria, fungi, mold and viruses.
Benzocaine

Benzocaine


INCI Name: Ethyl 4-aminobenzoate

CAS Numbers: 94-09-7

Description:

Benzocaine is a local anesthetic commonly used as a topical pain reliever or in cough drops. It is the active ingredient in many over-the-counter and prescription topical medications.
Benzophenone-3

Benzophenone-3


INCI Name: Benzophenone-3

CAS Numbers: 131-57-7

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Benzophenone-3 is a common ingredient in sun blocking agents. It is a broad spectrum sunscreen active with maximal UV absorbance in the 320-400 nm range (UV/A). It is supplied as a light yellow-colored powder. The INCI name for this ingredient is Benzophenone-3. However if used as a sunscreen active, the INCI name is Oxybenzone.
Benzophenone-4

Benzophenone-4


INCI Name: Sulisobenzone

CAS Numbers: 4065-45-6

Sample available upon request.

Description:

A photo stabilizer and sunscreen agent used for its ability to absorb UV rays. It helps prevent the integrity of other cosmetic ingredients from deteri-orating under the sun. Though it covers UVB and short UVA (UVA-2) range rays, it's an inadequate sunscreen agent when used alone. For this reason, it is often used in conjunction with other sun protecting ingredients.
Biotin 1 Percent (%) (Kosher)

Biotin 1 Percent (%) (Kosher)


INCI Name: Biotin 1 %

CAS Numbers: 58-85-5

Description:

Biotin is a water-soluble B complex vitamin, which is most commonly known as Vitamin H. It can influence the composition of keratin and promote the formation of intercellular lipid layers through increased lipid synthesis, which improves the skin´s natural barrier function. Biotin has an effect on fine and brittle hair by improving the quality of the keratin structures formed and it also provides a distinct reduction in fine wrinkles in the skin when applied topically.
Bromelain

Bromelain


INCI Name: Bromelain

CAS Numbers: 37189-34-7

Description:

Bromelain is an extract derived from the stems of pineapples, although it exists in all parts of the fresh plant and fruit, which has many uses. Bromelain began its reputation for various uses in folk medicine and continues to be explored as a potential healing agent in alternative medicine, especially for its anti-inflammatory effects. In skin care it is used in facial masks and peels. Bromelain is also very effective as a meat tenderizer.
Butylene Glycol

Butylene Glycol


INCI Name: Butylene Glycol

CAS Numbers: 107-88-0

Description:

Butylene Glycol is a highly effective solvent. It inhibits the drying out of cosmetics and prevents the crystallization of insoluble components. Butylene Glycol aids in solubilizing aqueous insoluble ingredients and stabilizes volatile compounds such as fragrances and fixing them in the cosmetic formulation. Butylene Glycol contributes to the preservation of cosmetics against spoiling; it has a very good distribution.
Butylparaben

Butylparaben


INCI Name: Butylparaben

CAS Numbers: 94-26-8

Description:

Butylparaben is a fine, colorless, odorless, crystalline solid at room temperature. The molecular formula of butylparaben undergoes hydrolysis to its corresponding carboxylic acid in basic solutions. Butylparaben, or butyl paraben, is a member of the paraben family, which has the formula C4H9(C6H4(OH)COO).
C13-14 Isoparaffin

C13-14 Isoparaffin


INCI Name: C13-14 Isoparaffin

CAS Numbers: 64742-47-8

Description:

C13-14 Isoparaffin is a mixture of hydrocarbons derived from petroleum, and is used in cosmetics and personal care products primarily as an emollient. It also functions as a thickening agent or gelling ingredient.
Camphor

Camphor


INCI Name: Cinnamomum Camphora (Camphor) Bark Oil

CAS Numbers: 8008-51-3

Description:

Camphor Oil is a white crystalline substance, obtained from the Cinnamomum Camphora tree. Camphor Oil has been used for many centuries as a culinary spice, a component of incense, and as a medicine. Camphor is also an insect repellent and a flea-killing substance.
Caprylic/Capric Acid

Caprylic/Capric Acid


INCI Name: Caprylic-Capric Triglyceride

CAS Numbers: 73398-61-5, 65381-09-1, 68937-75-7

Description:

Derived from coconut oil and glycerin. It is considered an excellent emollient and skin-repairing ingredient in cosmetics due to its mix of fatty acids that skin can utilize to repair its surface and resist moisture loss. Caprylic/capric triglyceride can also function as a thickener, but it's chief job is to moisturize and replenish skin.
Capryloyl Salicylic Acid

Capryloyl Salicylic Acid


INCI Name: Capryloyl Salicylic Acid

Sample available upon request

Description:
Salicylic Acid can be obtained by the bark of willow trees. Capryloyl Salicylic Acid (LHA), or 2-hydroxyl-5-octanoyl benzoic acid is a lipophilized derivative of salicylic acid. The compound has corneolytic, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and anticomedonic activities.
Carbomer 940

Carbomer 940


INCI Name: Carbomer

CAS Numbers: 9003-01-4

Description:

Acrylic polymers (Carbomer) are a class of high molecular weight, Water-soluble polymer and rheology modifier. It is a proven exceptional thickener, suspending agent and stabilizer utilized in a wide variety of personal care products. Carbomer is an extremely efficient rheology modifier capable of providing high viscosity and forms sparkling clear water or hydroalcoholic gels and creams.
Carbomer 980

Carbomer 980


INCI Name: Carbomer

CAS Numbers: 9003-01-4

Description:

Acrylic polymers (Carbomer) are a class of high molecular weight, Water-soluble polymer and rheology modifier. It is a proven exceptional thickener, suspending agent and stabilizer utilized in a wide variety of personal care products. Carbomer is an extremely efficient rheology modifier capable of providing high viscosity and forms sparkling clear water or hydroalcoholic gels and creams.
380 polymer offers performance properties same as those of Carbomer 940, but is toxicologically preferred since it is polymerized in a co-solvent system, Ethyl Acetate/ Cyclohexane.
Cetyl Lactate

Cetyl Lactate


INCI Name: Cetyl Lactate

CAS Numbers: 35274-05-6

Description:

Cetyl Lactate is an emollient that helps to improve skin texture. Cetyl is obtained from palm or coconut oils. Lactate is a derivation of lactic acid, an alpha hydroxy acid. Alpha hydroxy acids are any of various fruit acids that are capable of trapping moisture in the skin and initiating the formation of collagen.
Ceteth-2

Ceteth-2


INCI Name: Ceteth-2

CAS Numbers: 9004-95-9

Description:

In cosmetic and personal care products, Ceteth-2 helps other ingredients to dissolve in a solvent in which they would not normally dissolve. Ceteths also help to form emulsions by reducing the surface tension of the substances to be emulsified and they clean the skin and hair by helping water to mix with oil and dirt so that they these substances can be rinsed away.
Cetyl Acetate & Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol

Cetyl Acetate & Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol


INCI Name: Cetyl Acetate, Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol

CAS Numbers: 61788-49-6, 629-70-9

Description:

It is a blend that has been fully acetylated by reaction with acetic anhydride. It produces a straw colored liquid with a faint odor. ALAC is an emollient, water resistant, low viscosity product with excellent spreading properties that finds a variety of uses within the personal care industry.
Cetyl Alcohol NF

Cetyl Alcohol NF


INCI Name: Cetyl Alcohol

CAS Numbers: 36653-82-4

Description:

Cetyl Alcohol is a fatty alcohol used as an emulsion stabilizer and opacifier, adding body and viscosity to creams and lotions, and improving texture and feel with its characteristic velvety texture. It imparts emollient properties to formulations due to its absorption and retention in the epidermis where it lubricates and softens the skin. Useful in creams, lotions, and scrubs; it can also be used to increase the melt point and improve the texture of whipped butters and lotion bars.
Chondroitin Sulfate USP

Chondroitin Sulfate USP


INCI Name: Chondroitin Sulfate Sodium

CAS Numbers: 9082-07-9

Description:

Chondroitin Sulfate Sodium is a derivative of a natural mucopolysaccharide, found in connective tissue, skin, bone and cartilage, together with proteins from the intercellular cells where collagen and elastin are embedded. It is used as a skin and hair conditioning agent because of its ability to moisturize, heal, and soothe skin with its anti-inflammatory properties, and ability to reinforce skin’s intercellular matrix. It is also thought to be responsible for the elasticity, resilience and the strength of skin. The skin’s mucopolysaccharide content decreases with advancing age; therefore, by replenishment, it would be reasonable to think ...
Clenbuteral

Clenbuteral


INCI Name: Clenbuteral

CAS Numbers: 37148-27-9

Description:

Clenbuterol, is a sympathomimetic amine used by sufferers of breathing disorders as a decongestant and bronchodilator. People with chronic breathing disorders such as asthma use this as a bronchodilator to make breathing easier. In athletics, clenbuterol has also been used as a performance-enhancing drug, though banned by the IOC. Clenbuterol is also prescribed for treatment of horses, but equine use is usually the liquid form.
Clenbuteral HCL

Clenbuteral HCL


INCI Name: Clenbuteral HCL

CAS Numbers: 2898-19-1

Description:

Clenbuterol HCL is a chemical used by bodybuilders, athletes, and dieters. It was originally designed for use on animals and is currently used as a bronchodilator, mainly on horses, to alleviate breathing disorders e.g. asthma. It was introduced about ten years ago for use on humans with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and can suppress the appetite for up to 9 hours. Clenbuterol works by enhancing muscle gain, as well as increasing the rate of fat burning by increasing the body’s temperature, raising blood pressure, and reducing the effectiveness of insulin. It therefore allows the user to increase weight loss without a great reduction in ...
Cocoa Butter

Cocoa Butter


INCI Name: Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter

CAS Numbers: 8002-31-1

Description:

Cocoa butter is a pale-yellow, edible vegetable fat extracted from the cocoa bean. It is used to make chocolate, as well as some ointments, toiletries, and pharmaceuticals. Cocoa butter has a cocoa flavor and aroma. It is one of the most stable fats known, a quality that coupled with natural antioxidants that prevent rancidity gives it a storage life of two to five years. The velvety texture, pleasant fragrance and emollient properties of cocoa butter have made it a popular ingredient in products for the skin, such as cosmetics, soaps and lotions.
Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil


INCI Name: Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

CAS Numbers: 8001-31-8

Description:

Coconut oil is extracted from the kernel or meat of matured coconuts harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera). It has various applications in food, medicine, and industry. Because of its high saturated fat content it is slow to oxidize. Coconut oil can be used as a skin moisturizer, helping with dry skin and reduces protein loss when used in hair. It is also an important base ingredient for the manufacture of soap. Soap made with coconut oil tends to be hard, although it retains more water than those made with other oils and therefore increases manufacturer yields. It is more soluble in hard water and salt water than other soaps ...
Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10


INCI Name: Coenzyme Q10

CAS Numbers: 303-98-0

Description:

Also called Ubiquinone, Coenzyme Q10 is a potent anti-oxidant naturally produced by the body and important to cell functioning and development. Ubiquinone naturally decreases with aging, and it is used in cosmetics and personal care products (in a wide variety of formulas) as an anti-aging ingredient. Applied topically, Ubiquinone is thought to penetrate the skin easily, and reduce free radical damage via its antioxidant properties. It is also been found to assist cells in building collagen and elastin, therefore reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Ubiquinone also has properties that allow it to prevent or reduce oxidative damage to tissues, ...
Corn Meal Powder (Irradiated)

Corn Meal Powder (Irradiated)


Sample available upon request.

McKinley Resources' Corn Meal
is an off-white powder irradiated to reduce the bioburden; a common obstacle when using off-the-shelf other natural and/or FCC grade material. Our corn meal is micro-tested and comes with irradiation dosage data on each Certificate of Analysis. It is a natural alternative from synthetic polyethylene or other aggressive exfoliants. Corn meal is an ideal complement to other exfoliants such the McKinley WNS Walnut Shells (35/60 or 40/100) to offer a greater esthetic balance to the formulation.
Corn Starch

Corn Starch


INCI Name: Zea Mays (Corn) Starch

CAS Numbers: 9005-25-8

Description:

Starch obtained from corn and sometimes used as an absorbent in cosmetics instead of or alongside talc. Generally, in powders corn starch lends a silky but dry feel and some find it is better at absorbing excess oil without looking "cakey" like pure talc-based powders. Corn starch is also used as a thickening agent in skin care products. Sensory screening indicates that Zea mays (corn) starch provides a unique powdery- dry, smooth skin after-feel, helps to control immediate and residual shine and oiliness, and reduces perceivable tackiness/stickiness. These features are beneficial in compact makeup applications as well as lotions and creams. ...
Creatine Anhydrous

Creatine Anhydrous


INCI Name: Creatine

CAS Numbers: 57-00-1

Description:

Creatine Anhydrous is Creatine Monohydrate with the water molecule removed. Supplementation is used for the enhancement of sports performance, primarily by increasing muscle mass. Creatine is also being investigated as a treatment of neuromuscular diseases, where it may aid in neuroprotection and by improving the cellular bioenergetic state.
Creatine Citrate

Creatine Citrate


INCI Name: Creatine

CAS Numbers: 57-00-1

Description:

Creatine citrate is formed when creatine molecules attach to citric acid, an intermediate of the Krebs Cycle (the metabolic pathway that produces aerobic energy within the body's cells). Creatine citrate may supply the muscles with greater energy than other creatine forms. The citrate also allows it to dissolve better when mixed with water. Creatine supplements are used by athletes, bodybuilders, wrestlers, sprinters, and others who wish to gain muscle mass, typically consuming 2 to 3 times the amount that could be obtained from a very high protein diet.
Creatine HCL

Creatine HCL


INCI Name: Creatine HCL

CAS Numbers: 17050-09-8

Description:

Creatine HCL is considered to be the most soluble, most bioavailable and most absorbent creatine on the market today. It is a hydrochloride salt patented in 2009 and marketed as an athletic and bodybuilding supplement. A study by Vireo Systems found creatine hydrochloride to be 59 times more soluble in water than creatine monohydrate. Due to its higher solubility, the recommended dosage for creatine HCL is much lower than for creatine monohydrate.
Creatine Monohydrate

Creatine Monohydrate


INCI Name: Creatine

CAS Numbers: 6020-87-7

Description:

Creatine is naturally produced in the human body from amino acids primarily in the kidney and liver. It is transported in the blood for use by muscles. Approximately 95 % of the human body's total creatine is located in skeletal muscle. Creatine supplements are used by athletes, bodybuilders, wrestlers, sprinters, and others who wish to gain muscle mass, typically consuming 2 to 3 times the amount that could be obtained from a very-high-protein diet.
DC 556 (Phenyl Trimethicone)

DC 556 (Phenyl Trimethicone)


INCI Name: Phenyl Trimethicone

CAS Numbers: 2116-84-9

Description:

Phenyl Trimethicone improves the performance of many types of cosmetic formulations. It has an excellent solubility in alcohol. It is easily emulsified, resistant to oxidation, and has good compatibility with cosmetic ingredients. It is non-oily and allows natural skin transpiration through a soft, invisible film. Phenyl Trimethicone has good anti-tack characteristics and imparts gloss, softness and better manageability to hair.
DC 9040 (Cyclopentasiloxane)

DC 9040 (Cyclopentasiloxane)


INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane

CAS Numbers: 541-02-6

Description:

Cyclopentasiloxane is a silicone elastomer blend that acts a thickening agent for water-in-oil and water-in-silicone formulations, and improves lipophilic active ingredients such as fragrances, sunscreens, and vitamins. It is easy to formulate, is cold processed, and reduces tackiness. It is readily absorbed by the skin and has a light, silky, non-greasy feel.
D-Calcium Pantothenate

D-Calcium Pantothenate


INCI Name: Calcium Pantothenate

CAS Numbers: 137-08-6

Description:

Vitamin B5 is part of the B group vitamins and classified as a water-soluble vitamin. This nutrient can be manufactured in the body by the intestinal flora. Vitamin B5 has been used for years in hair care products because it functions as a humectant that increases the water content of hair and improves its elasticity. Vitamin B5 is inactive but is readily converted to pantothenic acid in the skin. It then is incorporated as an important component in the energy cycle of the cell. Vitamin B5 can also attract water into the upper layer of the skin and is thus effective as a moisturizer and softener. Moreover, it can promote epithelization thereby ...
Decyl Alcohol

Decyl Alcohol


INCI Name: Decyl Alcohol

CAS Numbers: 112-30-1

Description:

Decyl alcohol is colorless to light yellow liquid primary alcohol CH3(CH2)8CH2OH derived from normal decane. Decyl alcohol is made by reduction of coconut oil or the fatty acids from this oil and is used chiefly as an intermediate for surface-active agents and perfumes. An anti-foamer, fixative used in cosmetics, perfumes, fruit flavoring in foods.
DHEA

DHEA


INCI Name: Dehydroepiandrosteron

CAS Numbers: 53-43-0

Description:

DHEA has favorable effects on skin health and appearance. It is shown to increase production of collagen the protein that gives youthful skin its suppleness while decreasing production of the collagenase enzymes that destroy it. It exerts an anti-aging effect in the skin through stimulation of collagen biosynthesis, improved structural organization of the dermis while modulating keratinocyte metabolism. Topical DHEA also improves skin "brightness" and counteracts the "papery" appearance of aging skin, combating the epidermal thinning that is a visible hallmark of aging.
Diazolidinyl Urea

Diazolidinyl Urea


INCI Name: Diazolidinyl urea

CAS Numbers: 78491-02-8

Description:

Diazolidinyl urea is an antimicrobial preservative used in cosmetics. It is water-soluble preservative that is very effective against a broad range of bacteria and also has some anti-fungal ability. It is chemically related to imidazolidinyl urea which is used in the same way. Diazolidinyl urea acts as a formaldehyde releaser.

Conforms to USP.
Dicalcium Phosphate Anhydrous USP

Dicalcium Phosphate Anhydrous USP


INCI Name: Dicalcium Phosphate

CAS Numbers: 7757-93-9

Description:

As a dietary supplement, it is commonly used as a source of calcium and phosphorus for both humans and animals. In this role, the compound is either used as an additive in the preparation of cereal and grain products or purchased as a meal supplement. In food industry, dicalcium phosphate is also used as leavening agent, dough modifier, buffering agent, emulsifier, and stabilizing agent It is also virtually insoluble in water and is sometimes used by the pharmaceutical industry as a delayed release component in tableting.
Dicetyldimonium Chloride

Dicetyldimonium Chloride


INCI Name: Dicetyldimonium Chloride

CAS Numbers: 68391-05-9

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Dicetyldimonium Chloride is used in conditioners due to its multi-purpose function. It will act as an antistatic agent, hair conditioning agent and protects the surface of hair. It eliminates "fly away hair" while leaving it manageable, soft and tangle free. It provides easy comb ability with wet and dry hair. This ingredient is an excellent every day mild conditioner suitable for all hair types.
Diphenhydramine HCL

Diphenhydramine HCL


INCI Name: Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride

CAS Numbers: 147-24-0

Description:

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride is an antihistamine with anticholinergic (drying) and sedative effects. Antihistamines appear to compete with histamine for cell receptor sites on effector cells. This medication works by blocking histamines that the body makes during an allergic reaction. Its drying effects on such symptoms as watery eyes and runny nose are caused by blocking another natural substance made by the body (acetylcholine).
Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate

Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate


INCI Name: Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate

CAS Numbers: 68650-39-5

Description:

Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate is a mild amphoteric surfactant, much like cocamidopropyl betaine. The "ampho" part in the name indicates it's amphoteric, meaning it carries a different charge in different pH levels. Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate is a synthetic surfactant produced on the basis of fatty acids derived from coconut oil.
Disodium EDTA

Disodium EDTA


INCI Name: Disodium EDTA

CAS Numbers: 139-33-3

Description:

Disodium EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) is a chelating agent. It is used to sequester and decrease the reactivity of metal ions that may be present in a product.
Dispersion 1000

Dispersion 1000


INCI Name: Titanium Dioxide (&) Triethoxylcaprylylsiloxane (&) C12-C15 Alkyl Benzoate (&) Castor Oil

CAS Numbers: 13463-67-7, 63148-62-9, 68411-27-8, 68308-61-2

Description:

Dispersion 1000 provides micronized, controlled particle distribution in sunscreens, and inhibits color transfer in cosmetics. It has outstanding water resistance, excellent abrasive resistance, good non-transfer properties, and is fast drying and non-greasy. It leaves a non-tacky, soft after-feel on skin.
Dispersion 1300

Dispersion 1300


INCI Name: Titanium Dioxide (&) Triethoxylcaprylylsiloxane (&) Capric/Caprilic Triglyceride (&) Castor Oil Phosphate

CAS Numbers: 13463-67-7, 2943-75-1, 65381-09-1, 7398-61-5

Description:

Dispersion 1300 provides micronized, controlled particle distribution in sunscreens. It has outstanding water re-sistance, excellent abrasive resistance, good non-transfer properties, and is fast drying and non-greasy. It leaves a non-tacky, soft after-feel on skin.
Distearyldimonium Chloride

Distearyldimonium Chloride


INCI Name: Distearyldimonium Chloride

CAS Numbers: 107-64-2

Description:

Distearyldimonium chloride has a great softening effect, anti-static effect, and smoothing effect. It is vegetable based and has high substantivity. Although it is primarily used in hair conditioners, it is also found in many skin creams because of its moisturizing and smoothing properties. The positive charges in distearyldimonium chloride react with the negatively charged proteins on the skin and don't completely rinse off or become absorbed. This leaves a silky coating that leaves the skin feeling smooth.
DMDM Hydantoin

DMDM Hydantoin


INCI Name: DMDM Hydantoin

CAS Numbers: 6440-58-0

Description:

DMDMH is an antimicrobial preservative. It is highly effective against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria in both leave-on and rinse-off personal care products. Due to its high water solubility, it can be added to aqueous systems without heating, making it easy to use.
EGDS (Ethylene Glycol Di Stearate)

EGDS (Ethylene Glycol Di Stearate)


INCI Name: Glycol Distearate

CAS Numbers: 627-83-8

Description:

Glycol distearate is a compound based on stearic acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid. A close relative to glycol stearate and glycol stearate SE, glycol distearate is a white to cream-colored waxy solid used to condition skin, to increase the thickness of certain cosmetic products (like creams and lotions), and to reduce the clear or transparent appearance of cosmetics, such as in make-up concealers. Glycol distearate in particular is often used as a "pearlizing" agent in body washes and hair care products.
EGMS (Ethylene Glycol Mono Stearate)

EGMS (Ethylene Glycol Mono Stearate)


INCI Name: Glycol Stearate

CAS Numbers: 111-60-4

Description:

Glycol stearate (glycol monostearate or ethylene glycol monostearate) is the ester of stearic acid and ethylene glycol. Glycol Stearate is used to give your surfactant products a pearlized look. According to how much is used, it can also turn a transparent product into a white product, depending on the other ingredients. Glycol Stearate is used to give a surfactant product a pearlized look. It will also help to stabilize your surfactant systems and provide body and thickness.
Emulsifying Gel 350

Emulsifying Gel 350


INCI Name: Polyacrylamide (&) C13-14 Isoparaffin (&) Laureth-7

CAS Numbers: 9003-05-8, 68551-20-2, 3055-97-8

Description:

Emulsifying gel 350 is a blend of Polyacrylamide and C13-14 Isoparaffin and Laureth-7 in water. The blend contains a lightly cross-linked, highly branched polymer and very low levels of high HLB emulsifiers. Emulsifying gel 350 performs as a multifunctional ingredient that modifies rheology, stabilizes, emulsifies, coemulsifies, and suspends while enhancing sensory properties. As an emulsifier, it is easy to use and can work as either a primary or auxiliary emulsifier in oil-in-water emulsion systems depending upon the polarity of the oil phase ingredients.
Ethoxydiglycol

Ethoxydiglycol


INCI Name: Ethoxydiglycol

CAS Numbers: 111-90-0

Description:

Ethoxydiglycol is a solubilizer that can be found in hair products, makeup and bath products. Ethoxydiglycol is particularly appropriate for skin care preparations where it acts as an excellent solvent and carrier. It ensures even distribution of the ingredients throughout a product, to help it work better. Its solubility in ethanol, propylene glycol, vegetable oils, water, and butylene glycol makes it a valuable solvent or co-solvent which can be used in hydrophilic or lipophilic phases.
Ethylparaben

Ethylparaben


INCI Name: Ethylparaben

CAS Numbers: 120-47-8

Description:

Ethylparaben is a commonly used preservative in personal care products and cosmetics. It is non-irritating , has low toxicity levels, and is active against a wide spectrum of fungi and bacteria at low concentrations.
Ferulic Acid - Applications

Ferulic Acid


INCI Name: Ferulic Acid

CAS Numbers: 1135-24-6

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Ferulic Acid is found in the seeds and leaves of most plants such as oats, wheat and rice. It can also be found in coffee, apples, peanuts, artichoke, pineapple and oranges. It is an antioxidant which make it especially useful in the formulation of anti-aging cosmetics. Ferulic Acid is an antioxidant that can destroy several different types of free radicals such as superoxide, hydroxyl radical and nitric oxide.
Glucosamine HCL

Glucosamine HCL


INCI Name: Glucosamine HCL

CAS Numbers: 66-84-2

Description:

Glucosamine is usually made from seashells, or it can be made in the laboratory. Hydrochloride is a salt form of glucosamine. Glucosamine in the body is used to make a "cushion" that surrounds the joints. In osteoarthritis, this cushion becomes thinner and stiff. Taking glucosamine hydrochloride as a supplement supports joint health by helping to supply the materials needed to rebuild the cushion.
Glucosamine Sulfate USP

Glucosamine Sulfate USP


INCI Name: Glucosamine

CAS Numbers: 29031-19-4

Description:

Glucosamine Sulfate is a naturally occurring chemical in the body. It is in the fluid around the joints. Joints are cushioned by cartilage and this fluid. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage breaks down and becomes thin causing pain and stiffness. Glucosamine supplements can increase the cartilage and/or the fluid around the joints. The "sulfate" is important because the body needs it to produce cartilage.
Glycereth-26

Glycereth-26


INCI Name: Glycereth-26

CAS Numbers: 31694-55-0

Description:

Glycereth-26 functions as an emulsifier with the hygroscopic properties of glycerin. It is a water-binding and thickening agent. Glycereth-26 is used as a sheen additive for hair care products and as a humectant for skin care and make-up products. It controls the moisture exchange between the products.
Glycerine 99.7 Percent (%) USP

Glycerine 99.7 Percent (%) USP


INCI Name: Glycerine

CAS Numbers: 56-81-5

Description:

Glycerol is an organic compound, also called glycerin or glycerine. It is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is widely used in pharmaceutical formulations. Glycerol has three hydrophilic hydroxyl groups that are responsible for its solubility in water and its hygroscopic nature. The glycerol substructure is a central component of many lipids. Glycerol is sweet-tasting and of low toxicity.
Glyceryl Monostearate

Glyceryl Monostearate


INCI Name: Glyceryl Stearate

CAS Numbers: 123-94-4

Description:

Glyceryl monostearate is a natural fatty compound often used as an emulsifier, emulsion stabilizer, emollient, moisturizer and viscosity builder in creams and lotions. Glyceryl monostearate (GMS) is used as an ingredient in food products. It is used to keep bakery goods fresh, improve flour quality, and as an emulsifying and whipping agent for ready-to-eat products.
Glycine

Glycine


INCI Name: Glycine

CAS Numbers: 56-40-6

Description:

Glycine is a nonessential amino acid. It is the only amino acid that does not form an L or D optical rotation. Glycine is the simplest amino acid and is found in the protein of all life forms. Glycine is used in the pharmaceutical field as a component of drugs for dermatological use, specifically for eczema and dermatitis. In cosmetics its primary use is as a buffering agent. In nutrition, glycine is used as a component for parenteral and enteral nutrition.
Glycocyamine

Glycocyamine


INCI Name: Glycocyamine

CAS Numbers: 352-97-6

Description:

Glycocyamine (or guanidinoacetate) is a metabolite of glycine in which the amino group has been converted into a guanidine. Glycocyamine is a direct precursor of creatine and is used as a supplement.
Glycolic Acid

Glycolic Acid


INCI Name: Glycolic acid

CAS Numbers: 79-14-1

Description:

Glycolic acid is used in many personal care and cosmetics products, and is the most popular active ingredient in anti-aging formulations. It stimulates cellular activity on the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Once applied, glycolic acid reacts with the upper layer of the epidermis, weakening the binding properties of the lipids that hold the dead skin cells together. This allows the stratum corneum to be exfoliated, exposing live skin cells. It is also proven to offer unique advantages in hair care with the proven ability to penetrate the hair shaft, causing significant benefits to hair moisturization, softness, strength and ...
GPC (Glycerophocholine)

GPC (Glycerophocholine)


INCI Name: Glycerophosphocholine

CAS Numbers: 28319-77-9

Description:

Glycerophosphorylcholine which is also L-Alpha-GPC or L-Alpha-Glycerophosphorylcholine is an easily absorbed source of choline, which increases neurotransmitter production for better memory, mood and learning. While naturally made in the human body, L-Alpha-Glycerophosphorylcholine is also present in soy and milk, two primary sources for supplements containing this agent.
Natural Nylon

Ground English 12/20 (Medium) Plug Walnut Shells


Walnut Shell is used as a material to resolve lost circulation challenges prevalent in typical drilling operations; associated with stimulation fluid/drilling mud losses. Walnut shell is pumped into the well with the mud, this practice is intended to seal perforations to create a more secure and less permeable well environment. It is an easy and efficient solution without significantly altering the drilling fluid consistency. Additionally, walnut shell can be removed and/or recycled effortlessly.
Natural Nylon

Ground English 12/20 Blast Walnut Shells


Walnut Shell is used as an abrasive blast media similar to sand for cleaning, but without the negativities associated with other abrasive materials. In many typical cleaning applications the substrate is metal, fiberglass, wood, plastic or stone. Walnut shell can be utilized without scratching or pitting the substrate material / underlying surface. The walnut shell is ground to various sizes from coarse to extra fine depending on the application. Walnut shell does not cause silicosis, a harmful lung condition associated with the use of other blast media. Suggested Sizes are 8/12, 4/6, 12/20, 14/30, 18/40, 20/40, 40/60, 40/100.
Natural Nylon

Ground English 12/20 Filter Walnut Shells


Walnut Shell is used for the filtration of water. This is the best technology for the removal of oil and grease, as well as suspend solids from a variety of heavy oil and other oilfield produced water streams. Walnut shell is chemically inert, hard, resilient and perfect for oily water processing. Suggested Sizes are 6/10, 12/20, 35/60, 40/60.
Natural Nylon

Ground English 20/40 (Fine) Plug Walnut Shells


Walnut Shell is used as a material to resolve lost circulation challenges prevalent in typical drilling operations; associated with stimulation fluid/drilling mud losses. Walnut shell is pumped into the well with the mud, this practice is intended to seal perforations to create a more secure and less permeable well environment. It is an easy and efficient solution without significantly altering the drilling fluid consistency. Additionally, walnut shell can be removed and/or recycled effortlessly.
Natural Nylon

Ground English 4/20 (Coarse) Plug Walnut Shells


Walnut Shell is used as a material to resolve lost circulation challenges prevalent in typical drilling operations; associated with stimulation fluid/drilling mud losses. Walnut shell is pumped into the well with the mud, this practice is intended to seal perforations to create a more secure and less permeable well environment. It is an easy and efficient solution without significantly altering the drilling fluid consistency. Additionally, walnut shell can be removed and/or recycled effortlessly.
Hydrocortisone Acetate USP

Hydrocortisone Acetate USP


INCI Name: Hydrocortisone Acetate

CAS Numbers: 50-03-3

Description:

Hydrocortisone acetate is a mild corticosteroid that can be applied to the skin to treat a wide variety of inflammatory skin reactions, such as reactions to plants, insect bites, jewelry, toiletries, deodorants, soaps and detergents. It works by acting inside the cells to decrease the release of these inflammatory substances. This reduces swelling, redness and itch.
Ketoconazole

Ketoconazole


INCI Name: Ketoconazole

CAS Numbers: 65277-42-1

Description:

Ketoconazole is a synthetic imidazole antifungal drug that works by slowing the growth of fungi that cause infection. In topical applications, Ketoconazole has activity against many kinds of fungi including but not limited to Malassezia furfur (associated with dandruff) and Candida (associated with yeast infections).
Hydrocortisone Acetate USP

Hydrocortisone Acetate USP


INCI Name: Hydrocortisone Acetate

CAS Numbers: 50-03-3

Description:

Hydrocortisone acetate is a mild corticosteroid that can be applied to the skin to treat a wide variety of inflammatory skin reactions, such as reactions to plants, insect bites, jewelry, toiletries, deodorants, soaps and detergents. It works by acting inside the cells to decrease the release of these inflammatory substances. This reduces swelling, redness and itch.
Hydrocortisone Base

Hydrocortisone Base


INCI Name: Hydrocortisone Base

CAS Numbers: 50-23-7

Description:

Hydrocortisone is a steroid hormone which is produced by the adrenal cortex. The adrenal cortex regulates carbohydrate metabolism and maintains blood pressure. Hydrocortisone is also called cortisol.
Idebenone

Idebenone


INCI Name: Hydroxydecyl Ubiquinone

CAS Numbers: 58186-27-9

Description:

Hydroxydecyl Ubiquinone or Idebenone is an antioxidant that protects cells from environmental damage, improves the appearance of fine lines, reduces dryness, and smooths skin texture. It works by protecting skin from harmful free radicals, which create wrinkles and fine lines.
Inositol NF12

Inositol NF12


INCI Name: Inositol

CAS Numbers: 87-89-8

Description:

Inositol, unofficially referred to as "vitamin B 8," is present in all animal tissues, with the highest levels in the heart and brain. It is part of the membranes (outer coverings) of all cells, and plays a role in helping the liver process fats as well as contributing to the function of muscles and nerves. Inositol is not known to be an essential nutrient. However, nuts, seeds, beans, whole grains, cantaloupe, and citrus fruits supply a substance called phytic acid (inositol hexaphosphate, or IP6), which releases inositol when acted on by bacteria in the digestive tract.
IPM (Isopropyl Myristate)

IPM (Isopropyl Myristate)


INCI Name: Isopropyl Myristate

CAS Numbers: 110-27-0

Description:

Isopropyl myristate is a synthetic oil widely used in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries as a lubricant, emollient, and as a non-toxic alternative for controlling head lice. The oil possesses several unique characteristics which make it a valuable additive in many cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. Certainly one of the most significant of these is it's ease of absorption by the skin. Used as an emollient in creams and lotions, isopropyl myristate ensures deep, quick penetration.
IPP (Isopropyl Palmitate)

IPP (Isopropyl Palmitate)


INCI Name: Isopropyl Palmitate

CAS Numbers: 142-91-6

Description:

An easily spreadable man-made moisturizer, isopropyl palmitate is a compound of isopropyl alcohol and palmitic acid. The palmitic portion of the formula contains a major fatty acid, composed of vitamin A and an antioxidant. This formulation easily penetrates the skin, and is designed to make it softer and more supple.
Isoceteth-20

Isoceteth-20


INCI Name: Isoceteth-20

CAS Numbers: 69364-63-2

Description:

Isoceteth-20 functions as an emulsifying agent, solvent, and surfactant ingredient which reduces the surface tension and favors a uniform distribution of product during its use. It has excellent foaming abilities.
Isostearyl Linoleate

Isostearyl Linoleate


INCI Name: Isostearyl Linoleate

CAS Numbers: 127358-80-9

Description:

Isostearyl Linoleate is a medium viscosity plant derived ester with bifunctional properties. It has unique skin absorbency properties and reduces the greasy, oily feel of mineral and plant oils with enhancing run-in and film forming properties.
Kaolin

Kaolin


INCI Name: Kaolin

CAS Numbers: 1332-58-7

Description:

Naturally occurring clay mineral (silicate of aluminum) that is used in cosmetics for its absorbent properties. This white powder, also called China Clay, is insoluble and has excellent absorbent qualities. These qualities are used to draw out impurities and toxins and thereby clears the skin of excess oil, pollutants, and other waste materials. It prevents powder based formulas from caking, and has the ability to dry skin and prevent acne.
Keratin

Keratin


INCI Name: Hydrolyzed Keratin

CAS Numbers: 69430-36-0

Description:

Keratin is a fibrous structural protein found in hair, skin, and nails, and found in animals as well. It is usually the key ingredient in salon and at-home hair straighteners and smoothers. On its own, it does not straighten hair, but together with other ingredients and heat from a flat iron, it can superficially bond with hair proteins to smooth the hair and reduce frizz.
L-Alanine

L-Alanine


INCI Name: Alanine

CAS Numbers: 56-41-7

Description:

Alanine is manufactured by the body and is classified as a non-essential amino acid. alanine is utilized in clinical nutrition as a component for parenteral and enteral nutrition. It plays a major role in transferring nitrogen from tissue sites to the liver. Alanine is also used by the body to draw upon blood sugar as an energy source; this makes it useful for people who are attempting to reduce body fat levels. Alanine is also known to support prostate health.
Lanolin Oil

Lanolin Oil


INCI Name: Lanolin

CAS Numbers: 8006-54-0

Description:

Lanolin is also called wool wax or wool grease. It is a yellow waxy substance secreted by the sebaceous glands of wool-bearing animals. Most lanolin used by humans comes from domestic sheep breeds that are raised specifically for their wool. Lanolin Oil is a natural grease that is used to help heal chapped skin with its softening and moisturizing properties.
Lanolin Wax

Lanolin Wax


INCI Name: Lanolin Wax

CAS Numbers: 68201-49-0

Description:

Lanolin is also called wool wax or wool grease. It is a yellow waxy substance secreted by the sebaceous glands of wool-bearing animals. Most lanolin used by humans comes from domestic sheep breeds that are raised specifically for their wool. Lanolin is a wax.
L-Arginine HCL

L-Arginine HCL


INCI Name: Arginine HCL

CAS Numbers: 1119-34-2

Description:

Arginine plays an important role in cell division, the healing of wounds, removing ammonia from the body, immune function, and the release of hormones. The benefits and functions attributed to oral supplementation of L-Arginine are: reduces the healing time of injuries (particularly bone), quickens repair time of damaged tissue, and helps decrease blood pressure in clinical hypertensive people.
Lauramide DEA

Lauramide DEA


INCI Name: Lauramide DEA

CAS Numbers: 120-40-1

Description:

Lauramide DEA is a mixture of ethanolamides of lauric acid. Lauramide DEA is a compound made from a saturated fatty acid called lauric acid and diethanolamine or DEA, an ingredient in some cosmetic products that functions as a wetting agent. Combinations of fatty acids and DEA like lauramide DEA are referred to as diethanolamides.
Laureth-23

Laureth-23


INCI Name: Laureth-23

CAS Numbers: 9002-92-0

Description:

Laureth-23 is a polyethylene glycol ether of Lauryl Alcohol. It is a high HLB emulsifier used in oil-in-water emulsions. Laureth-23 is used in cosmetic and pharmaceutical products as a surfactant, emulsifier and solubilizer.
Lauric Acid (C-12)

Lauric Acid (C-12)


INCI Name: Lauric Acid

CAS Numbers: 143-07-7

Description:

Lauric acid, also known as dodecanoic acid is a saturated fatty acid with a 12-carbon atom chain, thus falling into the medium chain fatty acids, it is has a faint odor of bay oil or soap. It is mainly used for the production of soaps and cosmetics.
Lauroamphoacetate & Sodium Trideceth Sulphate

Lauroamphoacetate & Sodium Trideceth Sulfate


INCI Name: Lauroamphoacetate (&) Sodium Trideceth Sulfate

CAS Numbers: 156028-14-7, 25446-78-0

Description:

Lauroamphoacetate and Sodium Trideceth Sulfate acts as a mild nonionic surfactant that possesses conditioning properties. When it is used in combination with other surfactants, it boasts and stabilizes foam as well as builds viscosity. This product is used in hair care and skin care products such as baby cleansing products as well as other personal care products where low skin irritation is important.
Lavender Oil Picture

Lavender Oil


INCI Name: Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil

CAS Numbers: 8000-28-0

Description:

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) has a fresh, sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma that is soothing and refreshing. It is the most versatile of all essential oils. Lavender is an adaptogen, and therefore can assist the body when adapting to stress or imbalances. It is an aid for relaxing and winding down before bedtime, yet has balancing properties that can also boost stamina and energy. Therapeutic-grade lavender is highly regarded for skin and beauty. Lavender is most commonly used in aromatherapy, in which the scent of the essential oil from the flowers is inhaled.
L-Carnitine Base

L-Carnitine Base


INCI: Carnitine

CAS Numbers: 541-15-1

Description:

L-Carnitine is biosynthesized from the amino acids lysine or methionine. Vitamin C is essential to the generation of L-Carnitine. It is required in all living cells for the transport of fatty acids from the cytosol into the mitochondria during the breakdown of lipids (or fats) for the generation of metabolic energy. It also has antioxidant activity. On skin, with its hygroscopic nature, it has a pronounced moisturizing effect, when added to moisturizing creams and lotions.

Tested per USP35.
L-Carnitine Fumerate

L-Carnitine Fumerate


INCI Name: Carnitine

CAS Numbers: 90471-79-7

Description:

L-carnitine fumarate is a stable form of the amino acid, L-carnitine. L-carnitine is found abundantly in heart muscle and skeletal tissue. It functions primarily as a shuttle for fatty acids, transporting them across mitochondrial membranes into the mitochondria, where they are used for energy production. L-carnitine has been used to enhance exercise recovery and maintain healthy lipid metabolism.
L-Glutamine

L-Glutamine


INCI Name: Glutamine

CAS Numbers: 56-85-9

Description:

L-Glutamine is an amino acid that is required for cell culture. L-Glutamine participates in the formation of purine and pyrimidine nucleotides, amino sugars, glutathione, L-glutamate, and other amino acids, as well as in protein synthesis and glucose production.
L-Glutemic Acid

L-Glutemic Acid


INCI Name: Glutamic Acid

CAS Numbers: 56-86-0

Description:

L-glutamic acid is classified as a nonessential amino acid. It may help nerve cells send and receive information from other cells. L-glutamic acid is used as a component of parenteral (intravenous) and enteral (tube feeding) nutrition. The sodium salt is used in a large quantities as a seasoning. L-glutamic acid has the greatest demand of any single amino acid, exceeding 1.5 million tons per year on a global basis. L-glutamic acid is manufactured by fermentation from carbohydrate sources.
Lidocaine HCL

Lidocaine HCL


INCI Name: Lidocaine HCL

CAS Numbers: 6108-05-0

Description

Lidocaine is a local anesthetic that works by causing temporary numbness/loss of feeling in the skin and mucous membranes. Lidocaine is used topically to relieve itching, burning and pain from skin inflammations, injected as a dental anesthetic or as a local anesthetic for minor surgery.
Lidocaine HCL

Lidocaine Base USP


INCI Name: Lidocaine Base USP

CAS Numbers: 137-58-6

Description

Lidocaine is a local anesthetic that works by causing temporary numbness/loss of feeling in the skin and mucous membranes. Lidocaine is used topically to relieve itching, burning and pain from skin inflammations, injected as a dental anesthetic or as a local anesthetic for minor surgery.
Ketoconazole

Ketoconazole


INCI Name: Ketoconazole
CAS Numbers: 65277-42-1

Description

Ketoconazole is a synthetic imidazole antifungal drug that works by slowing the growth of fungi that cause infection. In topical applications, Ketoconazole has activity against many kinds of fungi including but not limited to Malassezia furfur (associated with dandruff) and Candida (associated with yeast infections).
L-Tryptophan

L-Tryptophan


INCI Name: Tryptophan

CAS Numbers: 73-22-3

Description:

In humans, tryptophan is an essential amino acid. This means that it is essential for human life, cannot be synthesized by the organism, and therefore must be part of our diet. Amino acids, including tryptophan, act as building blocks in protein biosynthesis. After absorbing L-tryptophan from food, the body converts it to 5-HTP (5-hyrdoxytryptophan), and then to serotonin. Serotonin is a hormone that transmits signals between nerve cells. It also causes blood vessels to narrow. Changes in the level of serotonin in the brain can alter mood.
L-Tyrosine

L-Tyrosine


INCI Name: L-Tyrosine

CAS Numbers: 60-18-4

Description:

L-tyrosine is an amino acid precursor for synthesis of the neurotransmitters norepinephrine and dopamine. By improving the rate of It appears to function as an adaptogen by relieving physical symptoms of stress, such as mood swings. L-tyrosine also serves as a precursor for the thyroid hormone thyroxine and melanin, the pigment responsible for skin and hair color and protection against harmful ultraviolet rays. L-tyrosine is also a powerful antioxidant, scavenging and neutralizing free radicals and inhibiting fat oxidation.
Macadamia Nut Oil

Macadamia Nut Oil


INCI Name: Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil

CAS Numbers: 128497-20-1

Description:

Macadamia Nut Oil has a centuries old tradition of being prized in the Hawaiian Islands as a treatment for both skin and hair. It is a highly absorbent oil that is extremely nourishing to mature and/or dry skin. Macadamia Nut Oil is very high in palmitoleic acid which is very similar to the skin's own natural oils. It has a shelf life of a year or more and is an excellent massage oil. It is considered one of the best carrier oils.
Mandelic-Acid

Mandelic Acid


INCI Name: Mandelic Acid

CAS Numbers: 90-64-2

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Mandelic acid is extracted from the bitter almond and is an alpha hydroxyl acid (AHA). Alpha hydroxy acids speed up the cellular turnover rate, ridding the skin of dead skill cells that enhance the natural creases in skin and dull the complexion. Mandelic Acid is the largest aromatic AHA. Since it has a large molecular size it's less of an irritant, making it even more popular than glycolic acid in skin care. It is suitable for all skin types and complexions.
Magnesium Chloride

Magnesium Chloride


INCI Name: Magnesium Chloride

CAS Numbers: 7791-18-6

Description:

For purposes of cellular detoxification and tissue purification, the most effective form of magnesium is magnesium chloride, which has a strong excretory effect on toxins and stagnant energies stuck in the tissues of the body, drawing them out through the pores of the skin. Chloride is required to produce a large quantity of gastric acid each day and is also needed to stimulate starch-digesting enzymes.
Magnesium Sulfate

Magnesium Sulfate


INCI Name: Magnesium Sulfate

CAS Numbers: 7487-88-9

Description:

Magnesium sulfate is a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate. Long known as a natural remedy for a number of ailments, Epsom salt has numerous health benefits as well as many beauty, household and gardening-related uses. Studies have shown that magnesium and sulfate are both readily absorbed through the skin. Magnesium plays a number of roles in the body including regulating the activity of over 325 enzymes, reducing inflammation, helping muscle and nerve function and helping to prevent artery hardening. Sulfates help improve the absorption of nutrients, flush toxins and help ease migraine headaches.
Malt Syrup 80/20 Blend

Malt Syrup 80/20 Blend


INCI Name: Malt Extract, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate

CAS Numbers: 8002-48-0, 68425-17-2

Description:

Malt Syrup Blend 8020 is a blend of pure malted barley extract and corn syrup. Malt Syrup Blend 8020 provides valuable vitamins, minerals, nutritive carbohydrates, proteins, and free amino nitrogen. Malt Syrup Blend 8020 is a nutritious sweetener which is great when used with beverages and fermented foods.
Melatonin

Melatonin


INCI Name: Melatonin

CAS Numbers: 73-31-4

Description:

Melatonin is a hormone made by the pineal gland, a small gland in the brain. It helps control your sleep and wake cycles. Very small amounts of it are found in foods such as meats, grains, fruits, and vegetables. Besides its function as synchronizer of the biological clock, melatonin is a powerful free-radical scavenger and wide-spectrum antioxidant. Research has supported the anti-aging properties of melatonin. Consuming melatonin may neutralize oxidative damage and delay the neurodegenerative process of aging.
Methyl Salicylate

Methyl Salicylate


INCI Name: Methyl Salicylate

CAS Numbers: 119-36-8

Description:

Methyl Salicylate is also called Wintergreen Oil. This product is used to treat minor aches and pains of the muscles/joints. Methyl salicylate is known as a counterirritant. It works by causing the skin to feel cool and then warm. These feelings on the skin distract you from feeling the aches/pains deeper in your muscles, joints, and tendons. In lesser concentrations, it is used to give a wintergreen flavor or smell to foods and fragrances.
Methylparaben

Methylparaben


INCI Name: Methylparaben

CAS Numbers: 99-76-3

Description:

Methylparaben is a member of the paraben family, a group of compounds that possess antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is used extensively as a water-soluble preservative in many foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, and personal care products. Although methylparaben is usually synthesized in a laboratory for this purpose, it is essentially identical in molecular structure to the same compound that occurs in nature.
Miconazole Nitrate USP

Miconazole Nitrate USP


INCI Name: Miconazole Nitrate

CAS Numbers: 22832-87-7

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Miconazole Nitrate is an imidazole antifungal agent, commonly applied topically to the skin or to mucous membranes to cure fungal infections, and a skin condition knows as pityriasis (a fungal infection that causes lightening or darkening of the skin). It works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol, a critical component of fungal cell membrane. It also has some limited antibacterial properties.
70 NF Mineral Oil

Mineral Oil 70 NF


INCI Name: Mineral Oil

CAS Numbers: 8042-47-5

Description:

Mineral Oil 70 NF, also called light or white mineral oil, is one of the most versatile petroleum products and is used in a wide variety of applications. Because of their extreme purity, these oils may be employed where less highly refined products would be unsuitable, from pharmaceuticals to cosmetics to plastics to food processing. In skin care it is used as an emollient.
Macadamia Nut Oil

Moringa Oil


INCI Name: Moringa Oleifera

CAS Numbers: 93165-54-9

Description:

Moringa oil, or Ben oil, is a clear, mobile, light yellow oil with a green tinge and with a mild nutty flavor. It is a highly stable, non-greasy oil with a pleasant and distinctive sensorial profile. Moringa oil is used for moisturizing, nourishing, and protecting hair and skin. It's potent antioxidant profile, which gives the oil its remarkable stability, is also the reason it’s included in some of the best skin moisturizers, anti-aging creams, and other skin health and hair care products around the world.
Myristic Acid

Myristic Acid


INCI Name: Myristic Acid

CAS Numbers: 544-63-8

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Myristic acid is named after the nutmeg Myristica fragrans. It is also called tetradecanoic acid, is a common saturated fatty acid. Myristic Acid is found in nutmeg, palm oil, coconut oil, and butter fat. It is used in cosmetic and topical medicinal preparations where good absorption through the skin is desired.
N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine

N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine


INCI Name: Acetylcysteine

CAS Numbers: 616-91-1

Description:

N-acetyl-L-cysteine (abbreviated NAC) also known as acetylcysteine, functions as an anti-oxidant and skin conditioning agent. It is also a pharmaceutical drug and nutritional supplement used primarily as a mucolytic agent and in the management of acetaminophen overdose. As a dietary supplement it claims antioxidant and liver protecting effects. It is used as a cough medicine because it breaks disulfide bonds in mucus and liquefies it.
Natural Nylon

Natural Nylon


INCI: Juglans Regia (Walnut) Shell Powder

Sample available upon request.

Description:
WNS Natural Nylon
is a new product from McKinley Resources, Inc. designed specifically for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. It has a soft, silky skin feel and is a 100 % natural ingredient that offers customers an alternative to nylon, talc, silicone powders and mica. It is a off-white powder derived from micronized walnut shells.
Neotame

Neotame


INCI Name: Neotame

CAS Numbers: 165450-17-9

Description:

Neotame is a sweet, white to off-white powder, with none to slight characteristic odor. It is sparingly soluble in water and very soluble in alcohol and ethyl acetate. Neotame is an artificial sweetener that is between 7,000 and 13,000 times sweeter than sucrose. It is moderately heat-stable, extremely potent, rapidly metabolized, completely eliminated and does not appear to accumulate in the body. Its use greatly lowers the cost of production compared to using sugar or high fructose corn syrup while also benefitting the consumer by providing fewer "empty" sugar calories and a lower impact on blood sugar.
Octyl Methoxycinnamate

Octyl Methoxycinnamate


INCI Name: Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate

CAS Numbers: 5466-77-3

Description:

Octyl Methoxycinnamate is a liquid oil-soluble UV filter and can be easily dispersed to the oil phase of cosmetic preparations. Octyl Methoxycinnamate is an organic compound formed from methoxycinnamic acid and 2-ethylhexanol. When mixed together, they form a clear liquid that does not dissolve in water.
Octyl Palmitate

Octyl Palmitate


INCI Name: Ethylhexyl Palmitate

CAS Numbers: 29806-73-3

Description:

Octyl Palmitate is also called Ethylhexyl Palmitate. Octyl Palmitate is practically odorless and it is usually a clear liquid which is derived from palm oil.
Oleic Acid

Oleic Acid


INCI Name: Oleic Acid

CAS Numbers: 112-80-1

Description:

Oleic acid is a fatty acid that occurs naturally in vegetable fats and oils. It is an odorless, colorless oil, although commercial samples may be yellowish. In chemical terms, oleic acid is classified as a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid. The term "oleic" means related to, or derived from, oil or olive, the oil that is predominantly composed of oleic acid.
Oleth 10

Oleth 10


INCI Name: Oleth-10

CAS Numbers: 9004-98-2

Description:

Oleth-10 is a synthetic polymer composed of oleyl alcohol and PEG (polyethylene glycol). Oleth-10 naturally occurs in fish oils however the type used in cosmetics is usually synthetically derived. Oleth-10 offers a diverse set of emulsifying characteristics allowing it to confer unique bodying, spreading, and stabilizing properties to emulsions.
Palmitic Acid

Palmitic Acid


INCI Name: Hexadecanoic Acid

CAS Numbers: 57-10-3

Description:

Palmitic acid mainly occurs as its ester in triglycerides (fats), especially palm oil but also tallow. Butter, cheese, milk and meat also contain this fatty acid.
Panthenol USP

Panthenol USP


INCI Name: Panthenol

CAS Numbers: 16485-10-2

Description:

Panthenol is an additive that no hair care/skin care product should be without. It's strengthening properties are well-known and widely used in professional hair care formulations where it also provides lustre to the hair when used at 2.0 %. Also well known for its anti-inflammatory properties for professional skin care formulations where it also acts as a powerful redness reducer when used at only 1.0 %.
PEG 200

PEG 200


INCI Name: PEG-200

CAS Numbers: 25322-68-3

Description:

Polyethylene glycol, which is also called PEGs for short are synthesized by polymerization of ethylene oxide in the presence of water or ethylene glycol and alkaline catalysts. Polyethylene glycol is non-immunogenic chemical that confers greater water solubility to proteins and labeling tags.
PEG 3350

PEG 3350


INCI Name: PEG-3350

CAS Numbers: 25322-68-3

Description:

Polyethylene glycol, which is also called PEGs for short are synthesized by polymerization of ethylene oxide in the presence of water or ethylene glycol and alkaline catalysts. Polyethylene glycol is non-immunogenic chemical that confers greater water solubility to proteins and labeling tags.
PEG-150 Distearate

PEG-150 Distearate


INCI Name: PEG-150 Distearate

CAS Numbers: 9005-08-7

Description:

PEG-150 Distearate is a polyethylene glycol diester of stearic acid. PEG-150 Distearate is a macromolecule nonionic surfactant that was developed in recent years. It has good thickening efficiency for shampoos and bath lotions as well as some conditioning effects in hair products.
PEG-75 Lanoline Picture

PEG-75 Lanolin


INCI Name: PEG-75 Lanolin

CAS Numbers: 61790-81-6

Description:

Lanolin is also called wool wax or wool grease. It is a yellow waxy substance secreted by the sebaceous glands of wool-bearing animals. Most lanolin used by humans comes from domestic sheep breeds that are raised specifically for their wool. PEG-75 Lanolin is also called Polyoxethylene 75 Lanolin.
PEG-8 Stearate

PEG-8 Stearate


INCI Name: PEG-8 Stearate

CAS Numbers: 70802-40-3

Description:

Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a polyether compound with many applications from industrial manufacturing to medicine. PEG-8 Stearate is used in cosmetics and beauty products as a surfactant and emulsifying agent. PEG-8 Stearate low molecular weight means that it is minimally absorbed by the skin.
Petrolatum (White or Amber)

Petrolatum (White or Amber)


INCI Name: Petrolatum

CAS Numbers: 8009-03-8

Description:

Petroleum jelly, white or amber petrolatum, soft paraffin or multi-hydrocarbon, is a semi-solid mixture of hydrocarbons, originally promoted as a topical ointment for its healing properties. Most petroleum jelly today is used as an ingredient in skin lotions and cosmetics, providing various types of skin care and protection by minimizing friction or reducing moisture loss, or by functioning as a grooming aid.
Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol


INCI Name: Phenoxyethanol

CAS Numbers: 122-99-6

Description:

Phenoxyethanol is an organic chemical compound, a glycol ether often used in dermatological products such as skin creams and sunscreen. It is a colorless oily liquid. It is a bactericide (usually used in conjunction with quaternary ammonium compounds). Phenoxyethanol is used in many applications such as cosmetics, vaccines and pharmaceuticals as a preservative.
Phenoxyethanol & Caprylyl Glycol (Mckinley CG4)

Phenoxyethanol & Caprylyl Glycol (Mckinley CG4)


INCI Name: Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol

CAS Numbers: 122-9-6 (and) 1117-86-8

Sample available upon request.

Description:
McKinley CG-4
is a broad spectrum, liquid preservative system free of parabens, formaldehyde, and isothiazolinones. This preservative systems is Phenoxyethanol in an emollient base of caprylyl glycol. It is a clear liquid that has no pH restrictions and is safe for use at temperatures below 176 º. It is suggested for usage levels at 0.5-1.5 % and is best used in oil based products.
Phenyl Trimethicone 556

Phenyl Trimethicone 556


INCI Name: Phenyl Trimethicone

CAS Numbers: 70131-69-0

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Phenyl Trimethicone 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid is a polyphenylmethylsiloxane which improves the performance of many types of cosmetic formulations.
Phloretin 98.0 Percent (%)

Phloretin 98.0 Percent (%)


INCI Name: Phloretin

CAS Numbers: 60-82-2

Description:

Phloretin is a potent antioxidant found in the bark from apple, pear and grapefruit trees. This bioflavonoid is a polyphenolic compound, the aglucone portions of phlorizin (by decomposition).
Polysorbate 60

Polysorbate 60


INCI Name: Polysorbate 60

CAS Numbers: 9005-67-8

Description:
Polysorbates are a class of emulsifiers used in some pharmaceuticals and food preparation. They are often used in cosmetics to solubilize essential oils into water-based products. Polysorbate 60 is a sorbitol-based emulsifier and surfactant.
Polyethylene 100

Polyethylene 100


INCI Name: Polyethylene

CAS Numbers: 9002-88-4

Description:

Polyethylene 100 is a thermoplastic polymer consisting of long hydrocarbon chains. Depending on the crystallinity and molecular weight, a melting point and glass transition may or may not be observable. The temperature at which these occur varies strongly with the type of polyethylene.
Polysorbate 80

Polysorbate 80


INCI Name: Polysorbate 80

CAS Numbers: 9005-65-6

Description:
Polysorbates are a class of emulsifiers used in some pharmaceuticals and food preparation. They are often used in cosmetics to solubilize essential oils into water-based products. Polysorbate 80 is a surfactant and emulsifier used in cleaners and personal care products.
Polysorbate 20

Polysorbate 20


INCI Name: Polysorbate 20

CAS Numbers: 9005-64-5

Description:
Polysorbate 20 is a polysorbate surfactant that is stable and somewhat non-toxic. It is used as a detergent and emulsifier in a number of domestic, scientific, and pharmacological applications. It is a polyoxyethylene derivative of sorbitan monolaurate and is distinguished from the other members in the polysorbate range by the length of the polyoxyethylene chain and the fatty acid ester moiety.
Potassium Alum

Potassium Alum


INCI Name: Potassium Alum

CAS Numbers: 7784-24-9

Description:
Potassium Alum which is also called potassium aluminum sulfate which is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is KAl(SO4)2 and it is commonly found in its dodecahydrate form as KAl(SO4)2.12(H2O). Alum is the common name for this chemical compound because of the nomenclature of potassium aluminum sulfate dodecahydrate.
Potassium Sorbate

Potassium Sorbate


INCI Name: Potassium Sorbate

CAS Numbers: 24634-61-5

Description:
Potassium Sorbate is the potassium salt of sorbic acid. It is a white salt that is very soluble in water. It is primarily used as a food preservative. Potassium Sorbate is effective in a variety of applications including food, wine, and personal care products. Potassium Sorbate occurs naturally in some berries.
PPG-5 Ceteth-20

PPG-5 Ceteth-20


INCI Name: PPG-5-Ceteth-20

CAS Numbers: 9087-53-0, 37311-01-6

Description:
PPG-5-Ceteth-20 is a polyoxypropylene polyoxyethylene ether of cetyl alcohol. PPG-5-Ceteth-20 is used in cosmetics and beauty products as both an emollient and surfactant. It is considered to have versatile uses because it can have lubricating properties or serve as a solvent in formulas.
Propylene Glycol

Propylene Glycol


INCI Name: Propylene Glycol

CAS Numbers: 57-55-6

Description:
Propylene Glycol is a small organic alcohol commonly used as a skin conditioning agent. It is a colorless, nearly odorless, clear, and viscous liquid with a faintly sweet taste. Also it is miscible with water, hygroscopic, acetone, and chloroform.
Propylparaben

Propylparaben


INCI Name: Propylparaben

CAS Numbers: 94-13-3

Description:
Propylparaben may also be called propyl paraben; it is the propyl ester of p- hydroxybenzoic acid. This is naturally derived from plants, as well as a few different types of insects; it is also manufactured synthetically for many industries such as the personal skin care and cosmetic industries. This chemical is a preservative and a food additive.

Propylparaben is considered an indispensable ingredient in many personal care products because of its ability to improve the shelf life and the quality of skin care and hair care products.
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride

Pyridoxine Hydrochloride


INCI Name: Pyridoxine HCL

CAS Numbers: 58-56-0

Description:
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride is the hydrochloride salt of Vitamin B6. When applied naturally in the body, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride assists in the balancing of sodium and potassium. Pyridoxine Hydrochloride can have antibacterial and antioxidant benefits for skin when applied topically.
Riboflavin 5-Sodium Phosphate

Riboflavin 5-Sodium Phosphate


INCI Name: Sodium Riboflavin Phosphate

CAS Numbers: 130-40-5

Description:
Flavin mononucleotide (FMN), or riboflavin-5'-phosphate, is a biomolecule produced from riboflavin (vitamin B2) by the enzyme riboflavin kinase. It is the principal form in which riboflavin is found in cells and tissues. It requires more energy to produce, but is more soluble than riboflavin.
Salicylic Acid USP

Salicylic Acid USP


INCI Name: Salicylic Acid

CAS Numbers: 69-72-7

Sample available upon request.

Description:

The active extract of the bark, called salicin, after the Latin name for the white willow. It is derived from the metabolism of salicin. In addition to being an important active metabolite of aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), which acts in part as a prodrug to salicylic acid, it is probably best known for its use in anti-acne treatments. salicylic acid is used as a food preservative and as bactericidal and antiseptic.
Salicylic Acid USP

Salicylic Acid USP


INCI Name: Salicylic Acid

CAS Numbers: 69-72-7

Sample available upon request.

Description:

The active extract of the bark, called salicin, after the Latin name for the white willow. It is derived from the metabolism of salicin. In addition to being an important active metabolite of aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), which acts in part as a prodrug to salicylic acid, it is probably best known for its use in anti-acne treatments. salicylic acid is used as a food preservative and as bactericidal and antiseptic.
Salicylic Acid USP

Salicylic Acid USP


INCI Name: Salicylic Acid

CAS Numbers: 69-72-7

Sample available upon request.

Description:

The active extract of the bark, called salicin, after the Latin name for the white willow. It is derived from the metabolism of salicin. In addition to being an important active metabolite of aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), which acts in part as a prodrug to salicylic acid, it is probably best known for its use in anti-acne treatments. salicylic acid is used as a food preservative and as bactericidal and antiseptic.
Sarcosine

Sarcosine


INCI Name: Sarcosine

CAS Numbers: 107-97-1

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Sarcosine, also known as N-methylglycine, is ubiquitous in biological materials and is present in such foods as egg yolks, turkey, ham, vegetables, legumes, etc. It reduced the production of sebum and imperfections linked to hyperseborrhea, thereby refining skin texture. Sarcosine matifies skin perfecting treatments and treatments for oily skin. Sarcosine is a natural amino acid found in muscles and other body tissues. It is found naturally as an intermediate in the metabolism ne to glycine. Sarcosine is sweet to the taste and dissolves in water. It is used in manufacturing biodegradable surfactants and ...
Shea Butter

Shea Butter


INCI Name: Butyrosperum Parkii (Shea) Butter

CAS Numbers: 91080-23-8

Description:

Shea butter is a slightly yellowish or ivory-colored fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa). Shea butter is a triglyceride (fat) derived mainly from stearic acid and oleic acid. It is widely used in cosmetics as a moisturizer, salve or lotion.
Silicone Elastomer Blend 9040

Silicone Elastomer Blend 9040


INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone Crosspolymer

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Silicone Elastomer Blend 9040 is a mixture of high molecular weight silicone elastomer in cyclopentasiloxane. Compatible with a variety of lipophilic active ingredients such as fragrances, sunscreens, and vitamins derivatives. Acts as a thickening agent for water-in-oil and water-in-silicone formulations and silicone fluids. This blend can be used for thickening of cosmetic formulations using a cold process and novel form of delivery for other formulation components. Main application are for skin and hair care, antiperspirants and deodorants, sunscreens, color cosmetics and styling aids.
Sodium Alginate

Sodium Alginate


INCI Name: Algin

CAS Numbers: 9005-38-3

Description:

Sodium Alginate consists mainly of the sodium salt of alginic acid, which is a mixture of polyuronic acids composed of residues of D-mannuronic acid and L-guluronic acid. Sodium Alginate is obtained mainly from algae belonging to the Phaeophyceae. Sodium Alginate is a natural, water-soluble polysaccharide that produces a gel consistency when hydrated. Sodium Alginate has been used in the medical field, in the food industry, and more recently in cosmetics as a skin care ingredient.
Sodium Ascorbate

Sodium Ascorbate


INCI Name: Sodium Ascorbate

CAS Numbers: 134-03-02

Description:

Sodium Ascorbate, a water-soluble salt, contains ascorbic acid or vitamin C combined with sodium. As a nutritional supplement, sodium ascorbate provides a less acidic alternative to the more common ascorbic acid.
Sodium Benzoate

Sodium Benzoate


INCI Name: Sodium Benzoate

CAS Numbers: 532-32-1

Description:

Sodium Benzoate has the chemical formula NaC7H5O2; it is a widely used food preservative, with E number E211. It is the sodium salt of benzoic acid and exists in this form when dissolved in water. It can be produced by reacting sodium hydroxide with benzoic acid. Sodium Benzoate is also used as a preservative in medicines and cosmetics.
Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium Bicarbonate


INCI Name: Sodium Bicarbonate

CAS Numbers: 144-55-8

Description:

Sodium Bicarbonate or sodium hydrogen carbonate is the chemical compound with the formula NaHCO3. Sodium Bicarbonate is a white solid that is crystalline but often appears as a fine powder. It has a slightly salty, alkaline taste resembling that of washing soda (sodium carbonate). The natural mineral form is nahcolite. It is a component of the mineral natron and is found dissolved in many mineral springs.
Sodium Chloride

Sodium Chloride


INCI Name: Sodium Chloride

CAS Numbers: 7647-14-5

Description:

Sodium Chloride also known as salt, common salt, table salt, or halite. Sodium Chloride is an ionic compound with the formula NaCl representing equal proportions of sodium and chlorine.
Sodium Citrate

Sodium Citrate


INCI Name: Sodium Citrate

CAS Numbers: 68-04-2

Description:

Sodium Citrate can refer to any of the sodium salts of citric acid such as monosodium citrate, disodium citrate, and trisodium citrate. It is a white, crystalline powder that dissolves in water but not alcohol. It is used in soft drinks as an anticoagulant. In addition, cosmetic manufacturers use Sodium Citrate to adjust the acidity of a product.
Sodium Citrate Anhydrous

Sodium Citrate Anhydrous


INCI Name: Sodium Citrate

CAS Numbers: 68-04-2

Description:

Sodium Citrate Anhydrous is derived from citric acid and is available in either colorless granular, fine granular, and in powder forms. It is odorless and freely soluble in water, but insoluble in alcohol. Sodium Citrate Anhydrous is mainly used as a preservative.
Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate


INCI Name: Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate

CAS Numbers: 61789-32-0

Description:

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate is a sodium salt ester or a fatty acid derived from coconut oil. It is a common replacement for animal-derived sodium salts like sodium tallowate, which is derived from cattle and sheep.
Sodium Dehydroacetate

Sodium Dehydroacetate


INCI Name: Sodium Dehydroacetate

CAS Numbers: 4418-26-2

Description:

Sodium Dehydroacetate is a compound with the formula Na(CH3C5HO(O2)(CH3)CO). Sodium Dehydroacetate is the sodium salt of dehydroacetic acid. Sodium Dehydroacetate is a tasteless and white powder. It is soluble in water and propylene glycol. It is used as a fungicide and plasticizer in toothpaste and pharmaceuticals. Sodium Dehydroacetate is an antimicrobial ingredient, which can be used as a preservative.
Sodium Gluconate

Sodium Gluconate


INCI Name: Sodium Gluconate

CAS Numbers: 527-07-1

Description:

Sodium Gluconate is a compound with formula NaC6H11O7. It is the sodium salt of gluconic acid. It has the E number of E576 which is a code for chemicals which can be used as food additives for use within the European Union and Switzerland (the "E" stands for "Europe"). Sodium Gluconate is widely used in textile dyeing, printing and metal surface water treatment. It is also used as a chelating agent, a steel surface cleaning agent, a cleaning agent for glass bottles, and as a chelating agent for cement, plating and alumina dyeing industries. It is a white colorless powder that is very soluble in water.
Sodium Hyaluronate

Sodium Hyaluronate


INCI Name: Sodium Hyaluronate

CAS Numbers: 9067-32-7

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Sodium Hyaluronate is the sodium salt of hyaluronan. The name hyaluronic acid is derived from the Greek word hyalos meaning vitreous, and uronic acid as it was first isolated from the vitreous humour in the eye. Sodium Hyaluronate is a viscous solution consisting of a high molecular weight (500,000-730,000 daltons) fraction of purified natural Sodium Hyaluronate in buffered physiological sodium chloride.
Sodium Hypochlorite (Bleach) 10 Percent (%)

Sodium Hypochlorite (Bleach) 10 Percent (%)


INCI Name: Sodium Hypochlorite

CAS Numbers: 7681-52-9

Description:

Sodium hypochlorite is an inexpensive, strong oxidizing agent, that is widely used as disinfectant and bleaching agent. Sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) is a compound that can be effectively used for water purification. It is used on a large scale for surface purification, bleaching, odor removal and water disinfection.
Sodium Lauroamphoacetate

Sodium Lauroamphoacetate


INCI Name: Sodium Lauroamphoacetate

CAS Numbers: 66161-62-4

Description:

Sodium Lauroamphoacetate is an amphoacetate used in moisturizers and other skin care products. Sodium Lauroamphoacetate is naturally derived from coconut oils and is used as a cleanser and counter-irritant.
Sodium Metabisulfite

Sodium Metabisulfite


INCI Name: Sodium Metabisulfite

CAS Numbers: 7681-57-4

Description:

Sodium Metabisulfite or sodium pyrosulfite is an inorganic compound of chemical formula Na2S2O5. The substance is sometimes referred to as disodium (metabisulfite). Sodium Metabisulfite is used as a disinfectant, antioxidant, and preservative agent.
Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate

Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate


INCI Name: Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate

CAS Numbers: 61791-42-2

Description:

Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate is the sodium salt of the coconut fatty acid amide of N-methyltaurine. It is labeled as a surfactant and foaming agent.
Sodium Olefin Sulfonate

Sodium Olefin Sulfonate


INCI Name: Sodium Olefin Sulfonate

CAS Numbers: 68439-57-6

Description:

Although sodium olefin sulfonate is found in many synthetically created cosmetics and soaps, it naturally occurs in some products. Olefin sulfonate is a component of both coconut oil and petroleum and can be extracted from these products. Olefin sulfonate is a surfactant. Because the skin often has oil on its surface, sodium olefin sulfonate is often included in many soaps, cosmetic products and detergents to enable the other chemicals to be more effective.
Sorbitan Laurate

Sorbitan Laurate


INCI Name: Sorbitan Laurate

CAS Numbers: 1337-30-0

Description:

Sorbitan Laurate is a monoester of lauric acid and hexitol anhydrides derived from sorbitol. Sorbitan Laurate is a sorbitan ester. Sorbitan esters are fat-loving surfactants that are used as emulsifying agents in the preparation of emulsions, creams, and ointments for pharmaceutical and cosmetic use.
Sorbitan Sesquioleate

Sorbitan Sesquioleate


INCI Name: Sorbitan Sesquioleate

CAS Numbers: 8007-43-0

Description:

Sorbitan Sesquioleate is a mixture that usually is obtained by esterification of 2 moles of sorbitol and its mono and di-anhydrides per 3 moles of oleic acid. A suitable antioxidant may also be added. Sorbitan Sesquioleate is used a thickener and emulsifier.
Sorbitol 70 Percent (%)

Sorbitol 70 Percent (%)


INCI Name: Sorbitol, Water

CAS Numbers: 50-70-4, 7732-18-5

Description:

Sorbitol 70 % is a non-sugar sweetener made from high quality dextrose via hydrogenation and refining. It is used in many sugar free, low calorie and diabetic products. Sorbitol 70 % will not brown or caramelize like sucrose. Sorbitol 70 % is used as a humectant in many types of products for protection against loss of moisture content.
Sorbitol Powder

Sorbitol Powder


INCI Name: Sorbitol

CAS Numbers: 50-70-4

Description:

Sorbitol Powder is a corn derived sugar alcohol that is 90 % as sweet as sugar. It is used in many sugar free, low calorie and diabetic products. Sorbitol Powder will not brown or caramelize like sucrose. Sorbitol Powder is used as a humectant in many types of products for protection against loss of moisture content.
Spirulina

Spirulina


INCI: Spirulina Maxima Extract

CAS Numbers: 536993-92-7

Description:

Spirulina is a simple one cell form of microscopic blue-green algae. It is a spiral coil living in warm, alkaline fresh-water bodies. It is rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and carotenoids (a type of antioxidant that can help protect cells from damage). It contains nutrients, including B complex vitamins, beta-carotene, vitamin E, manganese, zinc, copper, iron, selenium, and gamma linolenic acid (an essential fatty acid). Spirulina was a food source for the Aztecs and other Mesoamericans until the 16th century.
Stearalkonium Chloride

Stearalkonium Chloride


INCI Name: Stearalkonium Chloride

CAS Numbers: 122-19-0

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Stearalkonium Chloride is a substantive cationic quaternary used in cosmetics and hair care products, particularly conditioners. It performs as an emollient as well as a conditioning and antistatic agent. It imparts softness and manageability to hair. Antistatic properties eliminate combing problems and give a smooth feel to hair. Stearalkonium Chloride is used in some formulas as a preservative or surfactant.
Steareth-21

Steareth-21


INCI Name: Steareth-21

CAS Numbers: 9005-00-9

Description:

Steareth-21 is the polyethelyne glycol ethers of stearyl alcohol. The number indicates the degree of liquidity from 4 (thin) to 100 (solid). Steareth-21 is a semisynthetic detergent-like compound derived from the fatty acid, stearic acid, and modified using ethylene oxide (oxirane). Steareth-21 is used as an emollient or a surfactant.
Stearic Acid

Stearic Acid


INCI Name: Stearic Acid

CAS Numbers: 57-11-4

Description:

Stearic acid is one of the most common long-chain fatty acids, found in combined form in vegetable fats. In nature stearic acid occurs primarily as a mixed triglyceride, or fat, with other long-chain acids and as an ester of a fatty alcohol.
Sulfuric Acid 93 Percent (%)

Sulfuric Acid 93 Percent (%)


INCI Name: Sulfuric Acid

CAS Numbers: 7664-93-9

Description:

Sulfuric Acid is a highly corrosive strong mineral acid with the molecular formula H2SO4. It is a colorless to slightly yellow viscous liquid which is soluble in water at all concentrations. The historical name of this acid is "oil of vitriol." Sometimes, it is dyed dark brown during production to alert people to its hazards.
Taurine

Taurine


INCI Name: Taurine

CAS Numbers: 107-35-7

Description:

Taurine, or 2-aminoethanesulfonic acid, is an organic acid widely distributed in animal tissues. Taurine is one of the various chemical constituents of bile and this organic acid is synthesized in the pancreas. Taurine is an organic, carbon based compound which has acidic properties. It is a naturally occurring organic acid belonging to the sulfonic acid group of organic compounds that contain sulfur.
TEA Lauryl Sulfate

TEA Lauryl Sulfate


INCI Name: TEA-Lauryl Sulfate

CAS Numbers: 139-96-8

Description:

Triethanolamine Lauryl Sulfate which is also called TEA-Lauryl Sulfate is a triethanolamine salt of lauryl sulfuric acid. TEA Lauryl Sulfate is a viscous, yellow liquid that forms a gel at low temperatures. It is usually supplied at a concentration of 35-40 % in aqueous solution.
Tetracaine HCL

Tetracaine HCL


INCI Name: Tetracaine Hydrochloride

CAS Numbers: 136-47-0

Description:

Tetracaine Hydrochloride which is also called Tetracaine HCL was first introduced in 1932. Today, Tetracaine HCL is mainly used in ophthalmics, topicals, and injections. Tetracaine HCL is an aminoester type anesthetic and it is included in benzocaine, lidocaine, and prilocaine.
Theophylline Anhydrous

Theophylline Anhydrous


INCI Name: Theophylline

CAS Numbers: 58-55-9

Description:

Theophylline Anhyrous is structurally classified as a methylxanthine. Theophylline Anhyrous is a white, odorless, crystalline powder with a bitter taste. Anhydrous Theophylline has the chemical name 1H-Purine-2,6-dione,3,7-dihydro-1,3-dimethyl.
Triethanolamine (TEA)

Triethanolamine (TEA)


INCI Name: Triethanolamine

CAS Numbers: 102-71-6

Description:

Triethanolamine is 99 % pure triethanolamine. Often abbreviated as TEA, it is an amine, an organic compound derived from ammonia which is used in low concentrations as an alkalizing agent to increase the pH of cosmetic formulations.
Trisodium EDTA

Trisodium EDTA


INCI Name: Trisodium EDTA

CAS Numbers: 150-38-9

Description:

Tetrasodium EDTA is produced synthetically for industrial purposes in the laboratory. Its use as a chelating agent for soaps and shampoos. The main property of Tetrasodium EDTA is to decrease the reactivity of metal ions in a product, which makes it an important ingredient when making soaps. The EDTA in Tetrasodium EDTA actually stands for ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid.
Urea

Urea


INCI Name: Urea

CAS Numbers: 57-13-6

Description:

Urea or carbamide is an organic compound with the chemical formula CO2. The molecule has two - NH2 groups joined by a carbonyl functional group. Urea is a colorless, odorless solid, highly soluble in water, and practically non-toxic.
Vitamin A Palmitate

Vitamin A Palmitate


INCI Name: Retinyl Palmitate

CAS Numbers: 79-81-2

Description:

Retinyl (alt. "Retinol") palmitate, or vitamin A palmitate, is the ester of retinol (vitamin A) and palmitic acid. Retinyl palmitate is approved by the FDA as a food additive, as an over-the-counter (OTC) drug, and a prescription drug. Retinyl palmitate has been shown in UVB exposure studies to offer sun protection all by itself, and it is a potent antioxidant and skin-cell regulator.
Vitamin B2

Vitamin B2


INCI Name: Riboflavin

CAS Numbers: 83-88-5

Description:

Riboflavin, also known as Vitamin B2 is an easily absorbed colored micronutrient with a key role in maintaining health in humans and animals. Riboflavin is yellow or yellow-orange in color and in addition to being used as a food coloring, it is also used to fortify some foods. It is used in baby foods, breakfast cereals, pastas, sauces, processed cheese, fruit drinks, vitamin-enriched milk products, and some energy drinks.
Vitamin E Acetate

Vitamin E Acetate


INCI Name: DL-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate

CAS Numbers: 7695-91-2

Description:

Vitamin E Acetate is the stable form of Vitamin E most often used in cosmetic formulations for its skin care benefits. Vitamin E protects cell membranes from damage by oxygen free radicals. It can prevent premature aging of the skin induced by UV irradiation and lipid peroxidation. Tocopheryl acetate is bio converted to its biologically active form, vitamin E, within the skin when applied topically. Studies show that topical use of tocopherol and alpha tocopheryl acetate are more effective than dietary supplementation in increasing the vitamin E content of the skin. Supported by numerous studies over the past few years, Vitamin E Acetate has ...
Vitamin K1 (Phytonadione)

Vitamin K1 (Phytonadione)


INCI Name: Phytonadione

CAS Numbers: 84-80-0

Sample available upon request.

Description:

Vitamin K1 is a fatty soluble vitamin synthesized by plants found mainly in green leafy vegetables, broccoli and Brussels sprouts, but can be found in other cereals too. Two vitamins make up Vitamin K (K1 and K2). K1 is mainly used in the United States because is less toxic, faster, stronger and works better in many conditions.
Walnut Shell 40/100

Ground English 40/100 Walnut Shells (Cosmetic)


INCI: Juglans Regia (Walnut) Shell

Sample available upon request.

Description:
WNS Walnut Shell
is prepared from finely crushed walnut shells. The shells have a hard fibrous material ideal as a gentle, natural exfoliant which assists with the removal of dead skin cells. Its grit is a soft abrasive that is extremely durable, angular & multi-faceted.
Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum


INCI Name: Xanthan Gum

CAS Numbers: 11138-66-2

Description:

Xanthan Gum is a polysaccharide secreted by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris. It is produced by the fermentation of glucose, sucrose, or lactose. After a fermentation period, the polysaccharide is precipitated from a growth medium with isopropyl alcohol, dried, and ground into a fine powder. Lastly, it is added to a liquid medium to form the gum. Xanthan Gum is used as a food additive and rheology modifier which is commonly used as a food thickening agent in salad dressings.
Zinc Gluconate, USP Powder

Zinc Gluconate, USP Powder


INCI Name: Zinc Gluconate

CAS Numbers: 4468-02-4

Description:

Zinc Gluconate is a zinc salt of gluconic acid that is commonly used in cold lozenges for its antiviral effects. Topically, zinc gluconate has an effect against the inflammatory pathway acnecausing bacteria causes. It can down-regulate the inflammatory cascade caused by the p. acnesbacteria. It functions as a cosmetic biocide and skin conditioning agent.
Aluminum Distearate

Aluminum Distearate


INCI Name: Aluminum Distearate

CAS Numbers: 300-92-5

Description:

Aluminum Distearate is the aluminum salt of stearic acid. It makes a good thickener and coating ingredient in a number of applications. In cosmetics it is used as an anti-caking agent; emulsion stabilizer; and viscosity increasing agent.
Behenyl Alcohol

Behenyl Alcohol


INCI Name: Behenyl Alcohol

CAS Numbers: 661-19-8

Description:

Also known as Docosanol, Behenyl Alcohol is natural vegetable source long chain fatty alcohol used in cosmetics as a binder, emulsion stabilizer, emollient, and viscosity increasing agent. It has also been approved by the FDA as an antiviral agent for reducing the duration of cold sores caused by the herpes simplex virus.
Cetearyl Alcohol

Cetearyl Alcohol


INCI Name: Cetearyl Alcohol

CAS Numbers: 67762-27-0

Description:

Cetearyl Alcohol is a mixture of fatty alcohols consisting predominately of cetyl and stearyl alcohols found in plants, like Coconut and Palm Oils. It is used as stabilizer, emulsifier, foaming agent, and emollient.
Cocamide DEA

Cocamide DEA


INCI Name: Cocamide DEA

CAS Numbers: 68603-42-9

Description:

Cocamide DEA, or cocamide diethanolamine, is a diethanolamide made by reacting the mixture of fatty acids from coconut oils with diethanolamine. It is a viscous liquid and is used as a foaming agent in bath products like shampoos and hand soaps, and in cosmetics as an emulsifying agent.
Cocamide MEA

Cocamide MEA


INCI Name: Cocamide MEA

CAS Numbers: 68140-00-1

Description:

Cocamide MEA is a special compound made from the fatty acids of coconut oil and monoethanolamine or MEA. This compound is typically used as a main ingredient in soaps, shampoos and skin care products. Cocamide MEA increases foaming capacity and/or stabilizes foam. Cocamide MEA is also used to thicken the aqueous (water) portion of cosmetic and personal care products. It can also be called Coconut fatty acid monoethanolamide, amides, coco, coco fatty acid amide and many more industrial names.
Guarana Extract

Guarana Extract


INCI Name: Paullinia Cupana Seed Extract

CAS Numbers: 84929-28-2

Description:

Guarana is a creeping shrub native to Venezuela and northern Brazil in the Amazon rain forest. The fruit are small, bright-red, and contains black seeds. Because it's high in caffeine, guarana has become a popular energy supplement. As a dietary supplement, guarana is an effective stimulant: its seeds contain about twice the concentration of caffeine found in coffee beans.
N.N-Dimethyl Glycine HCL

N.N-Dimethyl Glycine HCL


INCI Name: N, N-Dimethylglycine Hydrochloride

CAS Numbers: 2491-06-7

Description:

N, N-Dimethylglycine Hydrochloride is a derivative of the amino acid glycine with the structural formula (CH3)2NCH2COOH. It can be found in beans and liver. It can be formed from trimethylglycine upon the loss of one of its methyl groups. It is also a by product of the metabolism of choline.
N-Acetyl-L-Glutamine

N-Acetyl-L-Glutamine


INCI Name: Acetyl Glutamine

CAS Numbers: 2490-97-3

Description:

N-Acetyl-L-Glutamine prevents skin aging and improves wrinkles by eliminating oxidizing substances, biosynthesizing collagen, promoting cell proliferation, and keratin hydration. The cosmetic composition of N-Acetyl-L-Glutamine includes an emulsifier. The emulsifier is monooleic acid ester or glycerol monostearin acid ester.
Sesame P.E.

Sesame P.E.


INCI Name: Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed

CAS Numbers: 607-80-7

Description:

Sesame P.E. is a compound found in sesame seeds and sesame oil. It belongs to a group of fibrous plant compounds known as lignans. Sesame P.E. can be harvested from a seed that grows annually and the stems on the plant can grow four to five feet high.
Vitamin C Ascorbic Acid

Vitamin C Ascorbic Acid


INCI Name: L-Ascorbic Acid

CAS Numbers: 50-81-7

Description and Applications:

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, meaning that the body doesn't store it and must acquire it from food, including citrus fruits, broccoli, and tomatoes. It is needed to make collagen, as well as healing wounds, repairing and maintaining bones and teeth. Vitamin C is an antioxidant, which blocks some of the damage caused by free radicals, substances that damage DNA. The build-up of free radicals over time may contribute to the aging process. It is used in cosmetics and skin care to reduce erythema from overexposure to the sun.
Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3


INCI Name: Cholecalciferol, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil

CAS Numbers: 67-97-0, 8002-75-3

Description:

Vitamin D has become increasingly popular over the years due to the continued discovery of its benefits and uses. However, not all quality of Vitamin D ingredients is the same. Our original manufacturer of Vitamin D3 ingredient starts from the very beginning: wool grease. Utilizing a patented photosynthesis manufacturing process, vitamin D3 is produced naturally from lanolin cholesterol.