Broad array of mono-, di-, and triesters, primarily to customize emolliency and feel, or to disperse and emulsify components in skin care products. Also includes dispersions of stabilized vitamins (e.g., A & C).
Biochemica® Sesame Oil Org exhibits excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage oil or as a carrier oil for treatment products. Sesame seed oil is very stable, has a unique skin feel and adds moisturizing attributes to creams, lotions and bar soaps.
HallStar® 653 is a solid waxy ester made from the reaction of Cetyl Alcohol with Palmitic Acid. It is an emollient and emollient thickener in emulsions, a base or stiffener for stick products, and a substitute for spermaceti wax.
HallStar BST-COS is a low viscosity, low color and low odor emollient ester. HallStar BST-COS imparts a light smooth feel to skin and its broad co-solubility make it useful as an emollient in a wide variety of personal care products.
Hallstar® C-899 Caprylic Acid is minimum 99.0% pure 1-Octanoic Acid. It is a clear, low viscosity liquid with a musty, pungent odor that finds use as a raw material in chemical manufacturing. In its neutralized (soap) form it is a low foaming anionic surfactant with emulsifying properties and limited antibacterial activity at appropriate use levels.
HallStar CO-1650 Cetearyl Alc is a fatty alcohol derived entirely from vegetable feedstocks. HallStar CO-1650 Cetearyl Alc is used as a emulsion bodifier, stabilizer and thickener, as an opacifier in various systems, and as a component of creme rinse hair conditioners.
HallStar CO-1695 Cetyl Alc NF is a biodegradable, high purity, NF grade Cetyl Alcohol derived entirely from vegetable feedstock. It finds widespread application as an opacifier, emulsion thickener/bodifier and stabilizer, viscosity stabilizer, and rinse-out hair conditioning component.
HallStar CO-1895 Stryl Alc NF is a biodegradable, high purity, NF grade Stearyl Alcohol derived entirely from vegetable feedstock. It finds widespread application in personal care products as an opacifier, emulsion thickener/bodifier and stabilizer, viscosity stabilizer, and rinse-out hair conditioning component.
HallStar DCA (common name: dicapryl adipate) is the liquid diester of castor-derived 2-octanol (“capryl alcohol”) and adipic acid. HallStar DCA may find application as a plasticizer for resins, as an emollient and carrier in bath and body oils, as a binder for bath salts and tablets, or as a feel modifier and/or solubilizer for other cosmetic grade esters.
HallStar DGMS is an ester made from the reaction of triple pressed stearic acid and diethylene glycol.
It can be used as an emulsifier, emollient, and opacifier in shampoos, foundations, cleasing products, and creams and lotions.
HallStar DIDA is the clear, almost colorless liquid esterification product of Adipic Acid and Isodecyl Alcohol. HallStar DIDA may be utilized in roll-on anitperspirant/deodorant products, perfumed body oils and moisturizing bath oils, and may find application in hair care and other bath and toiletries products.
HallStar DIPA is a multifunctional synthetically produced diester of Isopropyl Alcohol and Adipic Acid. It is non-occlusive and non-oily emollient and sunscreen solvent with excellent spreading properties.
HallStar DOS is a multifunctional synthetically produced diester of 2-Ethylhexanol and castor oil-derived Sebacic Acid. It has a non-oily silky skin feel and spreads easily. HallStar DOS finds application in antiperspirant/deodorants, cleansers, tonics and fresheners, makeup, sunscreens, and skin care lotions and creams.
HallStar EGDS is the product of the reaction of triple pressed-grade stearic acid with ethylene glycol. It is a mixture of mono- and di- esters, as reflected in its saponification value. Its effectiveness as an opacifier and pearlizing agent is due to its near insolubility in aqueous systems.
HallStar EGMS is the esterification product of triple pressed-grade stearic acid and ethylene glycol. It is a mixture of about equal proportions of mono- and di- ester. Its effectiveness as an opacifier and pearlizer is due to its near insolubility in aqueous systems.
HallStar EGMS 70 is an ester made from the reaction of triple pressed-grade stearic acid and ethylene glycol. It is a mixture of ab about 2/3 monoester and 1/3 diester. Its effectiveness as an opacifier and pearlizer is due to its near insolubility in aqueous systems.
HallStar FA-1695 Cetyl Alc is a biodegradable, high purity, Cetyl Alcohol from vegetal feedstocks. It finds widespread application as an opacifier, emulsion thickener/bodifier and stabilizer, viscosity stabilizer, and rinse-out hair conditioning component.
HallStar® GDL is the diester Glycerin and Lauric Acid and is utilized as an emollient and as a co-emulsifier in skin care products. It is a pasty nonionic semi-solid at room temperature and has an HLB of 4.0.
HallStar GDS is the biodegradable esterification product of vegetable-derived triple-pressed grade Stearic Acid and Glycerin. It finds use as a bodying agent in oil-in-water emulsions and as a pearlizing agent in personal cleansing products.
HallStar GMS Pure is the esterification product of vegetable-derived, high-purity triple-pressed stearic acid with glycerin. It is one of the most broadly utilized ingredients for personal care products. HallStar GMS Pure is typically used as the primary emulsifier, in conjunction with a variety of auxiliary emulsifiers. The typical use level is 2 – 5% in creams and lotions.
HallStar® GMS SE is the reaction product of Glycerin and triple-pressed grade Stearic Acid combined with a defined amount of Potassium Stearate to enhance self-emulsification in aqueous systems. It is used as the primary emulsifier in oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions at pHs in the range of 5 – 9.
HallStar® IPM-NF is a multifunctional (emollient, solvent, spreading agent, penetrant) synthetically produced ester of isopropyl alcohol and myristic acid that conforms to the requirements of the National Formulary monograph for Isopropyl Myristate. HallStar® IPM-NF is non-occlusive, spreads well, and provides an elegant, non-oily skin feel. It may be used as a carrier for cosmetic and pharmaceutical additives, and is also an excellent solubilizer for lanolin.
HallStar IPP-NF is an economical soft, light ester made from the reaction of Palmitic Acid and Isopropyl Alcohol, and conforms to the requirements of the National Formulary monograph for Isopropyl Palmitate. It is a light non-occlusive emollient with a soft, dry, non-oily feel. It is used as pigment binder, diluent, and solubilizing agent for mineral oil, silicones, lanolin, and fragrances in many personal care and pharmaceutical applications.
HallStar® NCD-20 is a high quality, readily emulsifiable product. It has broad pH stability and may be used as the primary or secondary emulsifier in a wide variety of lotions, creams and pastes, including depilatories, AHA skin creams and creme lotion developers.
HallStar® Octyl Isononanoate is the reaction product of Isononanoic Acid and 2-Ethylhexyl Alcohol. It is used as an emollient and resin plasticizer. It has a low freeze point and low viscosity that reduce the tackiness of heavier emollients, enhancing skin feel.
HallStar® OP is a multifunctional synthetically produced ester of 2-Ethylhexanol and Palmitic Acid. It is a cost effective, non-oily, non-occlusive emollient with a rich velvety feel. HallStar® OP is broadly utilized in personal care product formulations.
HallStar® PEG 400 DL is the liquid esterification product of the reaction of coco-derived fatty acid with polyethylene glycol.
It is an oil-soluble and water-dispersible emulsifier (HLB 9.7), lubricant, emollient and spreading agent for personal care products.
HallStar® PEG 400 DS is an ester made from the reaction of triple pressed stearic acid and polyethylene glycol. An emulsifier and emollient, it is commonly used in underarm antiperspirant stick products to aid removability from skin when showering or bathing and from clothing when laundered.
HallStar® PEG 4400 MS is a high HLB nonionic emulsifier. It is supplied as an off-white to light tan flake with characteristic slightly fatty odor. It is frequently used in conjunction with a low HLB emulsifier (e.g., Glyceryl Stearate) to produce stable oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions.
HallStar PGMS Pure is the esterification product of triple-pressed grade stearic acid with propylene glycol. It is an emulsifier (HLB 3.4), emollient and opacifier with a melting point near that of body temperature.
HallStar® SAB-2N Flake is a vegetable-derived emulsifier and suspending agent for difficult to emulsify and suspend materials. It contributes opacity as well as desirable rheological properties to formulations.
HallStar TA-1618 Cetearyl Alc is a fatty alcohol derived entirely from vegetable (coconut and/or palm kernel, supplemented with palm oil stearine) feedstocks. HallStar TA-1618 Cetearyl Alc is used as a emulsion bodifier, stabilizer and thickener, as an opacifier in various systems, and as a component of creme rinse hair conditioners.