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BTMS 25 the 44 Lb Size

Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol BTMS 25 44 Lb
Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol BTMS 25 44 Lb
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BTMS-25 Cationic Surfactant , Emulsifier Conditioner, used for formulating hair conditioners and conditioning shampoos, and used in creams and lotions. It is both a mild primary emulsifier and an excellent conditioning agent, providing elegant cationic emulsions for both hair and skin care formulations.

INCI Name: Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol

In hair conditioners BTMS CA gives users an improved wet comb and leaves hair with noticeable body and spring. Plus , it is perfect for using in leave-in conditioners. BTMS CA 25 leaves excellent detangling properties in hair conditioner products.

When used in creams they resist wash off, leaving a nice after feel on skin.

BTMS CA 25 can also emulsify many silicones (up to 50% in a formulation) and it is an excellent suspending agent.

All natural BTMS 25 is derived from Colza oil, and is a blend of 25% behentrimonium methosulfate in cetearyl alcohol. The active compound is comprised of a positively charged quaternary ammonium salt coupled with a fatty carbon chain. The cationic part deposits towards negatively charged surfaces such as hair, while the long carbon chain imparts a smooth and conditioned after feel. The second component, cetearyl alcohol, is a nonionic surfactant used to support the development of the lamellar structure of the formulation. Its inverted conical shape helps with the packing parameter of the quaternary ammonium compound, improving the viscosity of the formula and the spreadability of the conditioner. In addition, cetearyl alcohol imparts additional lubricity to the hair, making it a smart conditioning ingredient.

Compatibility In conditioning systems, BTMS 25 CA can be used in combination with other cationic surfactants to allow for fine tuning of conditioning properties, after feel as well as wet and dry combing.

In shampoo systems, BTMS 25 CA is also compatible with non ionic surfactants. In anionic surfactants, it can react to form electroneutral salts only poorly soluble in water. To avoid this reaction, an excess of the anionic compound should be used. pH stability

It can also be used as a co-emulsifier with Emulsifying Wax NF, adding its conditioning properties to emulsions

The typical use concentration can be between 1.0 to 5.0% depending on hair type and grade of hair damage

As a quaternary ammonium salt our BTMS 25 CA has excellent stability over a wide pH range. It differs from tertiary amines in that the cation persists also in alkaline medium.

Storage instructions The product should be stored under ambient conditions in the original sealed packaging. Further information on handling,
44 Lb
  • Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol
  • Appearance (20 C) White pellets/ Pastilles
  • Odor Characteristic: Typical - (cetearyl alcohol)
  • Active 25%
  • Water Max. 1%
  • Free amine Max. 2.0%
  • Cetearyl alcohol Approx. 75%

  • Chemical name: Behenyltrimethylammoniummethosulfate

    44 Lb

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