Organic compound derived from cellulose which, unlike cellulose, is water-soluble. Used as a thickener and stabiliser. One of its newest applications is in the medicine aream, where CMC solutions are used to form gels which are used in heart, thoracic and corneal surgery. Also used to prevent tartaric acid salt precipitation in white wines.
Natural resin found in many products such as adhesives, cosmetics, topical medicines, industrial products (welding materials, anticorrosives, surface protectors and for cleaning printing ink (solvents), among others.
Used to make diffuser mixtures, aerosols for aromatherapy, perfumes or oils for burners. DPG is water-soluble, which means it can be used in most applications that require water solubility and essential oil mixtures.
A texturing substance in powder form, with a crystalline white appearance, used as a raw material in manufacturing colorants such as skin whiteners and as an artificial tanning agent, among other uses.
Organic substances frequently used in the final surface treatment of wooden furniture and musical instruments. May also be used as a waterproofing agent on porous surfaces, and as an insulating film between coats of paint in certain fine arts techniques.
Also used in the food and pharmaceutical industries.
Polyalcohol used to amke foods, pharmaceuticals and chemicals and as a wetting agent for maintaining the appropriate degree of moisture in different products. Also used as conditioner for paper, textiles, glues and ceramics and as an emulsifier in making cakes and sweets to prevent the separation of the aqueous and solid phases in these foods.
Organic chemical compound formed mainly by a teritary amine and threes hydroxyl groups, with the form of a viscous liquid that is completely water-soluble and miscible with most oxygenated organic solvents. Mainly used to adjust the ph in cosmetic, hygiene preparations and cleaning products.
Alcohol with a liquid consistency, completely odourless, with a sweet taste and a high viscosity coefficient. It has a wide range of uses, for instance as a plastifying agent, emulsifier, softener in body lotions, ice creams and sealants and due to its medicinal nature, it has many applications in the pharmaceutical industry.