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VARISOFT® EQ 65: Biodegradable Ester Quat with Excellent Contitioning Performance

Published on 2007-04-24. Author : SpecialChem

Essen - Degussa's business line Goldschmidt Personal Care hasdeveloped an innovative, readily biodegradable, vegetable basedcationic emulsifier for skin care products such as hair conditioners aswell as skin care creams and lotions.

VARISOFT® EQ 65 improves excellently the detangling and combingof wet and dry hair, it provides a superior dry feel of hair and alsoeffects the typical pleasant sensory profile of cationic emulsifierswhen used in formulations of creams and lotions.

The product is an ester quat based on high purity stearic acid (INCI:Distearoylethyl Dimonium Chloride (and) Cetearyl Alcohol) andoutperforms the conditioning properties of Cetrimonium Chloride. Itshows similar properties like the very efficient BehentrimoniumChloride.

Degussa - a wholly owned subsidiary of the RAG Group - is the global market leader inspecialty chemicals. Our business is creating essentials - innovative products and systemsolutions that make indispensable contributions to our customers' success. In fiscal 2005around 44,000 employees worldwide generated sales of 11.8 billion euros and operatingprofits (EBIT) of 940 million euros.

Source: Degussa

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