INOLEX Introduces Breakthrough Technology with 100% Natural Amino-Acid Based Cationic Ingredients: AminoSensyl™ HC and AminoSensyl™ SC


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Philadelphia, PA, USA - March 31, 2019
INOLEX is introducing two breakthrough products, AminoSensyl™ HC and AminoSensyl™ SC, to its 100% Natural Amino Lipid Technology Platform.

The revolutionary ingredients debut at in-cosmetics Global 2019 Paris, April 2-4, where the company’s team of technical experts and formulators will be providing personalized demos of the technology.

Both products are part of INOLEX’s patented AminoSensyl™ range, a portfolio of next generation conditioning ingredients ideal for the natural products marketplace. The amino-acid based, 100% natural, eco-friendly, and high performance systems are based on sustainable green chemistry principles—and offer the benefits of being petrochemical-free; palm-free; quat-free*; readily biodegradable (OECD 301B); non-GMO; and free from animal testing. Each product is optimized for its respective category.

AminoSensyl™ HC is a pre-neutralized, natural hair care active system that provides higher performance and ease of formulation in hair conditioning & treatment products. The system contains Brassicyl Valinate Esylate, an amino lipid derived from valine amino acid, which has a non-quat cationic charge for hair substantivity and a better aquatic toxicity profile than traditional conditioning or strengthening cationic surfactants. AminoSensyl™ HC delivers significant strengthening, conditioning, smoothness, and definition in hair applications.

AminoSensyl™ SC is a natural formulation system designed for all-natural, luxury skin care products that are gentle to skin and eyes. The patented amino lipid technology enables self-emulsifying formulations that stabilize high oil loads and deliver a soft, velvety aesthetic. The system combines the primary active cationic structuring agent, Brassicyl Valinate Esylate, with the nonionic structuring agents, Brassica Alcohol and Brassica Glycerides, in an optimized ratio for ease of formulation.

“INOLEX continues to be the only source of 100% natural and cationic (quat-free) conditioning agents in the market. The AminoSensyl™ range of premium products checks off all the boxes of desired benefits, including differentiated aesthetics, a safe environmental profile, and 100% naturality for brands seeking to deliver efficacy and sustainability to consumers,” said Rocco Burgo, Chief Scientist at INOLEX.

Both systems are optimized to eliminate the learning curve of formulating cationic surfactants as the primary emulsifier, thus providing an easy-to-formulate benefit in finished products. The following certifications are pending for the AminoSensyl™ range of products: USDA BioPreferred, COSMOS, and NSF/ANSI 305.

To schedule an appointment at INOLEX Booth (F110) during in-cosmetics Global or at INOLEX Booth (1025) during NYSCC Suppliers Day, contact info(at)inolex.com. This breakthrough technology will be presented at the in-cosmetics Global Technical Seminar programme on April 4, 2019: 100% Natural and High Performance Conditioning: The Next Innovation in Amino-Acid Based Cationic Ingredients.

* Quats (Quaternary Ammonium Compounds) are known to exhibit health and environmental hazards, including aquatic toxicity.



INOLEX Ingredients
The INOLEX innovation platform is guided by the Principles of Green Chemistry and life-cycle thinking. The company is recognized for its leading proprietary technologies—with an emphasis on natural, plant-based solutions—in Alternative Preservation, Silicone Alternatives, Palm Alternatives, Film Formers, and Conditioning Agents. INOLEX is a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), is RSPO Supply Chain Certified, and offers 100% of its palm-derived products as RSPO Mass Balance.

Notable product innovation awards include a 2018 ITEHPEC Innovation Award in LATAM for LexFeel™ Vibrant, a patented color-enhancing sensory agent; Finalist in the Sustainability Beauty Awards for SustOleo™ MCT, a natural palm-free sensory ingredient alternative that contains 100% USDA certified biobased content; and the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Global Personal Care Product Innovation Leadership Award for Emulsense™, a cationic agent for hair conditioning and skin care that contains 100% USDA certified biobased content.

About INOLEX
INOLEX is an independent, global specialty ingredients company that provides safe and effective beauty care options for brands around the world. With a deep understanding of lifestyle trends and expertise in green chemistry, INOLEX balances lab and nature to create sustainable, life ingredients. Core technologies include Alternative Preservation; High-performance Polymers for sun care; Alternatives for Silicones; Natural and Quat-free Cationic Conditioning Agents, and Palm Alternatives, with a focus on plant-based, certified natural options in all categories.

www.INOLEX.com


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