Describing a product as “green” can have various meanings, from “less harmful” to a product produced from renewable carbon. HallGreen® products are esters that are derived from renewable resources, are highly biodegradable, or provide performance advantages in renewable resins. They provide plasticization or impact resistance for polymers.
HallGreen® PSE is a natural phytosterol composite that has been esterified with canola oil fatty acids. It is similar in composition to the cholesteryl esters of the skin, but is the 100% vegetable-derived way to superior moisture retention with good water holding capability through mending of the stratum corneum. Suggested use level: 0.25 to 1% in skin care lotions and creams targeted for winter or dry season and/or dry, mature, and/or irritated skin relief.
HALLGREEN R-5000 is a enviromentally friendly ester. It is plant-derived biodegradable and performs as well as traditional esters derived from petroleum based products. HALLGREEN R-5000 finds utility in lubes and fluids as well as rubber compounding where low temperature and polar fluid extraction resistance are needed.