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CAVAMAX® W6 is pharmaceutical grade alpha-cyclodextrin, with 6 glucose units, it has the smallest cavity of the parent cyclodextrins. It is useful for solubilizing, stabilizing or delivering small molecules, making it ideally used in formulations for pharmaceuticals, hair care, skin care and shaving formulations. This product has loss on drying of max. 11.0%, a specific rotation of 147.0-152.0°, and a gamma-cyclodextrin content of max. 0.25%.

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Wacker Chemie AG manufactures silicones and bioengineered cyclodetrins for the Personal Care and Cosmetic Industry. WACKER additives can be used to improve a wide range of applications including antiperspirants, bathcare products, color cosmetics, absorbent hygiene products, hair care, skin care, sunscreens, and oral hygiene, as well as products for baby wipes, moist towelettes and cleansing wipes.

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