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Benecel™ E4M polymer

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    Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose

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Benecel™ E4M polymer is a rheological and sensorial polymer for personal care formulations. It is supplied as a white to ivory powder. This product delivers improved foam creaminess and foam stability, improved skin feel, enhanced viscosity, reduced irritation potential of surfactant systems, efficacy at low use levels, and improved slip. It is recommended for shampoo, body wash, conditioner, creams/lotions, and shaving creams/gels.

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Name (CAS Number)
Cellulose hydroxypropyl methyl ether (9004-65-3) Sign in to view

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Name (CAS Number)
Cellulose hydroxypropyl methyl ether (9004-65-3)
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Ashland develops and produces a comprehensive line of biofunctionals, fixative and styling polymers, bioadhesives, and rheology and conditioning polymers for the Personal Care industry. To help formulators create blockbuster innovations, Ashland focuses on breakthrough chemistries that deliver advanced performance properties in hair care, skin care, sun care, and oral care products.

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