Cosmetics and Toiletries

FMC BioPolymer offers a portfolio of ingredients that impart texture, structure and rheology in a wide range of personal care products. FMC BioPolymer products have unique applications in a wide range of skin care, hair care, color cosmetics and dentifrice products. Among the most versatile of the hydrocolloids, alginates are used in a wide variety of applications in personal care products as thickeners, stabilizers, and gelling agents. With an equally long history as the supplier of Protanal® and other superior alginate products, FMC BioPolymer is a world-leading company in the field of alginate. FMC BioPolymer is also the largest and most experienced producer of carrageenan extracts worldwide. Avicel microcrystalline cellulose, in water, with shear, forms a three-dimensional matrix comprised of millions of insoluble microcrystals that form an extremely stable, thixotropic gel. FMC is also the leader in MCC products worldwide.

FMC BioPolymer -- Products:
Carrageenan:  Gelcarin®, Lactarin®, Seakem®, Viscarin®, Seagel®, Lactogel®
MCC:  Avicel-plus®, Novagel®, Avicel®, Gelstar®
Alginate, PGA :   Protanal®, Protanal Ester®, Kelcoloid®, Manugel®, Manucol®, Textureze®, Isagum®
CL® Stabilizer systems:
Applications : Dairy Beverages and Yogurt Drinks, Yogurts, Ice Cream, Plant Protein Beverages, Water Dessert Gels, Puddings, Fruit Preparations, Confectionery Products, Noodles and Bakeries, Meat Products and Sauces.
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