Technical Information

ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONNot applicable

GRADESCosmetic
SOURCE/ORIGINMineral
VEGAN SUITABLESuitable
PALM DERIVATIVES STATUSPalm free

* Where Vegan suitable means free from animal derived substances.

* Please contact us for further information.

 

Applications

Claims:

  • Used as thickener, absorbent, filler, texturizer and binder in various skin and hair care products and colour cosmetics
  • Has thickening and suspending properties (e.g suspends pigments) and effectively thickens and stabilizes emulsions
  • Acts synergistically with common thickeners like xanthan gum and HE cellulose

Application/Recommended for:

  • Thickeners in lotions
  • Creams
  • Liquid facial cleansers
  • Anti dandruff shampoos
  • Body powders
  • Deodorant sprays
  • Deodorant stick

Recommended use levels:

Coming soon

Alternatives

  • AEC Bentonite (A & E Connock (Perfumery & Cosmetics) Ltd.)
  • Albagel Premium USP 4444 (Brenntag Specialties Inc.)
  • Bentolite WH (BYK Additives Inc)
  • Bentolite H XR (BYK Additives Inc)
  • Bentolite L XR (BYK Additives Inc)
  • Bentonite USP, BC 670 (Brenntag Specialties Inc.)
  • Gelwhite H XR (BYK Additives Inc)
  • Gelwhite L XR (BYK Additives Inc)
  • Mineral Clay (Bentonite) (MFI Co., Ltd.)
  • Mineral Colloid BP XR (BYK Additives Inc)
  • Mineral Colloid MO XR (BYK Additives Inc)
  • Optigel CG-CG (BYK Additives Inc)
  • Optigel CK XR (BYK Additives Inc)
  • Optigel CL XR (BYK Additives Inc)
  • Pelavie Green Marine (C.I.T. sarl)
  • Pelavie Pink Marine (Creations Couleurs)
  • Pelavie Red Marine (Creations Couleurs)
  • Pelavie White Marine (Creations Couleurs)
  • Pelavie Yellow Marine (Creations Couleurs)
  • Polargel HV (Amcol Household & Personal Care)
  • Polargel NF (Amcol Household & Personal Care)
  • Vanatural (Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC)
  • Volclay NF-BC (Amcol Household & Personal Care)

ALBAGEL 4446 (BENTONITE)

CAS Number:1302-78-9
INCI:

Bentonite

Composition:

Bentonite

Bentonites are used extensively in pharmaceutical products, personal care products and cosmetics. This grade of bentonite is typically water-washed to remove impurities and lower the grit content.

High purity bentonites are used in cosmetic preparations as pigment binders and suspending agents.

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