Personal Care

StarChem LLC has been producing specialty chemicals for over 50 years. In that time we have developed production technologies for a variety of chemistries and formulated products. These products can be used in a variety of markets and applications. Please see our list of unique products and technologies for your chemical solutions.

Chemical

ApplicationsStarChem Chemistries
StarChem ChemistriesBuffers, alkali, scours, wetters, and cleaners
Softeners and LotionsOrganosiloxanes, fatty quatemary ammonium compounds (quats), and fatty esters
Wetter and FoamersDioctysulfosuccinates, amine oxides, nonionic surfactant blends

Product Offerings

Amphoteric Surfactants

ChemistriesStarChem ProductChemical NamePhysical StateActivity %pHSpecial Properties
BetainesStarSurf CAPBCocamidopropyl betaineLiquid306-8Effcient viscosity builder & wetter. Offers lower sensitivity. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurf CAPB 50Cocamidopropyl betaineLiquid376-8Effcient viscosity builder & wetter. Offers lower sensitivity. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurf H-CAPBCocamidopropyl betaineLiquid376-8Hydrogenated Cocamidopropyl betaine. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurf LAPBLaurylamidopropyl betaineLiquid306-8Effictive viscosity builder & wetter. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
Amine OxidesStarSurf CAP0xCocamidopropylamine oxideLiquid306-8Excellent foam booster and detergent
StarSurf LAP0xLauryl amidopropylamine oxideLiquid306-8Offers excellent bleach stability and is a viscosity builder
StarSurf LMAP0xLauryl-myristyl amidopropylamine oxideLiquid306-8Offers excellent bleach stability and is a viscosity builder
StarSurf L0xLaurylamine oxideLiquid306-8Excellent bleach stable foamer
StarSurf M0xMyristylamine oxideLiquid306-8Excellent bleach stable foamer
HydroxysultainesStarSurf CAPHSCocamidopropyl hydroxysultaineLiquid446-8Alkaline stable foaming agent. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurf CAPHS 50Lauramidopropyl hydroxysultaineLiquid306-8Alkaline stable foaming agent. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.
StarSurf LAPHSCocamidopropyl hydroxysultaineLiquid306-8Alkaline stable foaming agent. Suitable for sulfate free formulations.

Surfactants (Specialties)

ChemistriesStarChem ProductChemical NamePhysical StateActivity %pHSpecial Properties
AmidesStarSurf CDEA 11Cocamide DEA (diethanolamide)Liquid1009-10Efficient foamer and rheology modifier
StarSurf CMEA 11Cocamide MEA (monoethanolamide)Liquid1009-10Efficient foamer and rheology modifier

Cationics

ChemistriesStarChem ProductChemical NamePhysical StateActivity %pHSpecial Properties
Quaternary Amines (Quats)StarQuat 300Dicocodimethyl ammomium chlorideLiquid806-8Cationic emulsifier for mineral seal oils. Promotes beading and rapid drying of rinese water
ADBAC QuatsStarQuat CETAC 30cetyl trimethyl ammonium chlorideLiquid306-8Cationic emulsifier used as a conditioner in, hair styling aids, creams and lotions to provide conditioning and softening
StarQuat LBAC 80ET0HC12-14alkyl-benzylammonium chlorideLiquid806-8Efficient water soluble cationic surfactant. Solvent ethand and water
StarQuat T-80C12-14alkyl-benzylammonium chlorideLiquid806-8Water free cationic surfactant
StarQuat T-90C12-14alkyl-benzylammonium chlorideLiquid506-8Efficient water soluble cationic surfactant

Other Chemistries

StarChem ProductChemical NamePhysical StateActivity %pHSpecial Properties
StarChem EU-402-ImidazolidoneLiquid405-7scavenging agent to reduce the free formaldehyde in phenolic, melamine, glyoxal and urea formaldehyde resin systems for personal care applications
StarTex 1696Sodium EDTALiquid6010-12.5General purpose sequestering agent for calcium, copper, iron and magnesium hard water conditions

Silicones

ChemistriesStarChem ProductChemical NamePhysical StateActivity %pHSpecial Properties
EmulsionsStarCare E39amodimethicone and trideceth-10 and cetrimonium ChlorideLiquidHair Care6-8StarCare E39
StarCare E39-12amodimethicone and trideceth-12 and cetrimonium ChlorideLiquidHair Care6-8StarCare E39-12