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EMCAplus® GEL 175

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EMCAplus® GEL 175 is a mixture of microcrystalline paraffin, macrocrystalline paraffin and mineral oils with a high level of purity. It is practically insoluble in water, alcohol and glycerol. This product is used in pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and veterinary formulas as well as applications that may involve direct and indirect contact with foods.

EMCAplus® GEL 175 is used in cleaning and polishing waxes.It is also formulated in a variety of hair care and skin care products, for example, moisturizing lotions, night creams, and other skin conditioning agents as well as styling products and body washes. EMCAplus® Gel products leave a soft and substantive feel, while proving a lubricious, occlusive protective barrier on the surface of the skin. It has a drop point of 59.0-62.0ºC.

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Oxiteno is a Brazilian company that operates worldwide, dealing in the manufacture of surfactants and specialty chemicals. They participate in multiple markets and industries, including Household, Industrial, and Institutional Cleaners. Their portfolio includes nonionic, anionic and specialty surfactants, as well as green solvents for the formulation of detergents, disinfectants, hard surface cleaners, waxes and polishes, degreasers and more.

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