Lonza conducts innovative seminar on polyglyceryl technology

Lonza Polyaldo 10-1-CC Polyglyceryl Ester Provides High-Performing and Mild, Foam Boost for Surfactant Cleansing Systems

At in-cosmetics 2016 in Paris, Lonza Consumer Care showcased Polyaldo 10-1-CC polyglyceryl ester for personal care surfactant cleansing systems such as baby shampoos, hand washes and facial cleaners. ECOCERT-certified and manufactured from 100% plant-derived raw materials, Polyaldo 10-1-CC (INCI name: Polyglyceryl-10 caprylate/caprate) provides a mild, high-performing foam boost, improving formulation aesthetics in these systems.

Polyaldo 10-1-CC has better flash foam properties than many other competitive raw materials. “Our research shows a three times faster foam build over the first 200 seconds in face wash and baby shampoo applications,” said Victor Low, Global Marketing Manager - Chassis - Personal Care, Lonza Consumer Care.

In vivo Epiderm evaluation resulted in Polyaldo 10-1-CC classified as “very mild” on the skin. “Polyaldo 10-1-CC is a low- to no-irritant on the skin,” Low said, “so it’s great for skin care products, cleansing systems, baby shampoos, baby washes and the like.”

A third benefit that will inspire formulators is a higher surface activity. Polyaldo 10-1-CC was evaluated to have a lower critical micelle concentration (CMC) versus a competitive material. “The increased surface activity can help build foams faster and support better foam structure,” said Low.

Polyaldo 10-1-CC mild, foam booster extends the comprehensive Lonza Personal Care portfolio of esters and emollients that enhance formulation aesthetics and nourish and beautify skin.

For more information about Polyaldo 10-1-CC polyglyceryl ester, contact Victor Low, Global Marketing Manager - Chassis - Personal Care, Lonza Consumer Care at victor.low@lonza.com.

Lonza Consumer Care also conducted an Innovation Seminar and an Interactive Formulation Lab session on new opportunities in polyglyceryl technology.

Leading the Innovation Seminar, Dr. Russell Elliott, PhD., Director of Skin Care Technology, Lonza Consumer Care, outlined new developments in Lonza's Polyaldo technology, and presented new data on the company’s Polyaldo polyglyceryl ester range.