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Home Cosmetic Science Talk Formulating What’s butylene glycol function in Croda’s BTMS-50?

  • Sibech

    May 16, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    @gunther - According to their patent (US6638497B2), the function of glycols in their strong quats are to reduce the melting point of the mixture, so as to reduce heating time and potential for thermal degradation of the quat.

  • Microformulation

    Professional Chemist / Formulator
    May 16, 2019 at 8:19 pm

    Correct. It greatly simplifies the processing.

  • Gunther

    May 18, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    Interesting, thanks a lot for the answers.

  • Nessa

    Professional Chemist / Formulator
    March 15, 2023 at 8:14 am

    I like btms for formulating

    Croda is a respectful company

    You can always ask them