Personal care & Cosmetics Chemicals

APL offers a wide range of Personal Care Products & Cosmetic Ingredients for various applications:

  • Glycol esters - These are Fatty acid esters of Ethylene glycol and propylene glycol, which are used as pearling agent/opacifying agent in low viscosity shampoos, baby toiletries, liquid soaps, bath gels etc. They also have application with other surface active agents as stabilizing, dispersing, wetting, foaming and suspending agents.

  • Fatty acid/alcohol esters - Fatty acid/alcohol esters, which are widely used in personal care products as thickeners & dispersants. These are also widely used as skin conditioning agents, emollients, emulsifiers in cosmetics and anti-septic creams. Used as viscosity controlling agents. They make the skin smoother and prevent moisture loss. Tridecyl esters have a velvety after-feel and are recommended for use in all products which are left on throughout the day such as moisturizers, lotions, make-ups, face creams and day creams.

Personal care & Cosmetics
  • CocoMonoethanolamide & CocoDiethanolamide, products used in soaps, liquid detergents, toiletries, cosmetics and hair-care.

  • Hydrogenated castor oil Ethoxylates Used as emulsifiers in personal care products

  • Polyethylene glycols - Used widely in various personal care products

  • Emulsifying Wax - Non-ionic and anionic emulsifying wax, widely used in personal care products as base for creams etc.

  • Glyceryl PEG esters - Used in shampoos, shaving creams and other personal care products.

  • Natural Fatty alcohol ethoxylates - used as emulsifier, dissolvent in detergent manufacturing.

  • Synthetic fatty alcohol ethoxylates - Used as moderate foaming agents in personal care products.

  • Ethoxylates of Sorbitan Esters - non-ionic surfactants, used widely as emulsifier in personal care products. Also known as Polysorbates.

  • EO/PO co-polymers - Used in liquid detergent formulations, dishwashing, washing machine, as acid thickener for toiler cleaning liquids.

Products served for this industry from all three Divisions of APL

Surfactants Polymers Bulk Chemicals
Fatty Alcohol Ethoxylates filler -
Natural Oil Ethoxylates Binders -
Emulsifying Waxes Dispersants -
CMEA De-foamers -
CDEA - -
Coco Betaine - -
Fatty Acid / Alcohol Esters - -
PEG's - -
Ethoxylates of Sorbitan Esters - -
Glyceryl PEG Esters - -
CAPB - -
EGMS - -
EO/PO Co-polymers - -