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On the 11th and 12th of November Surfachem exhibited at SCS Formulate in Coventry's Ricoh Arena.

Thank you to everyone who visited our stand, making SCS Formulate 2014 one of our busiest ever exhibitions. 

If you missed the exhibition don't worry, we have highlighted the most popular ingredients from this years exhibition below.

Surfachem stand at SCS 2014


Haircare Devolution - Naturally back to basics 

On the 12th of November Jason Dearden-Watts presented Surfachem's latest developments for hair care. 

"Formulating has become complicated with huge INCI lists, aligned with a trend for natural products.  This presentation is about hair care ideas with some simple natural bases, some economical and natural additions for claims.  Covering a range of materials and uses for hair products."

If you would like to download a copy please click here.


Popular at SCS Formulate 2014 



Carbopol® Silk 100

Rheology polymer with specific hair care benefits 

Delivers excellent suspending capability and stabilizes common surfactant systems used in shampoos

Provides excellent flow properties even at low concentrations

Exhibits synergistic behaviour with salt

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Tego® Sulfosuccinate DO75

Anionic Surfactant designed for creating body washes and shampoos with high oil content (up to 50%)

Good foaming properties

Ideal for producing 'in-shower' moisturisers 

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Lathanol® LAL

Anionic surfactant ideal for replacing Sodium Laureth Sulphate (SLES)

Provides excellent foaming with a rich and creamy lather

Suitable for mild cleansing systems including baby care

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Saliguard HDZ

1,2 Hexanediol, 1,2 Propanediol and Iodopropynyl Butyl Carbamate

Can be used to replace MIT/CIT

Protection across pH 3-10

Water soluble

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Sorbosil Exfoliating Silicas

Environmentally friendly (Excellent PE alternative)

Available in a range of particle sizes

Gently exfoliate the skin without scratching

Do not affect the overall colour of a formulation

Excellent compatibility with other ingredients

Available in a range of colours

Controlled breakdown Silica particles available

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