Principles of Polymer Science and Technology in Cosmetics and Personal Care

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-03-10
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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Bridges the widening gap between the knowledge about the use of polymers in the cosmetics industry & the greater understanding of polymeric behavior necessary for continuing research & development. Clearly describes the fundamentals of polymer science in relation to topical systems, paying special attention to formulating polymer groups commonly used in personal care products & topical behavior in potential new applications.

Author Biography

Marianne D. Berthiaume, M.Sc.: Personal Care--Worldwide, Wacker Silicones Corporation, Adrian, Michigan E. Desmond Goddard, Ph.D.: Former Corporate Research Fellow, Union Carbide Corporation, Tarrytown, New York Peter C. Griffiths, Ph.D.: Department of Chemistry, Cardiff University, Wales James V. Gruber, Ph.D.: Amerchol Corporation, Edison, New Jersey Yashavanth Kamath, Ph.D.: TRI/Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey Robert Y. Lochhead, Ph.D.: Department of Polymer Science, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg Timothy M. Obey, Ph.D.: School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, England Gianfranco Secchi: Kelisema Italy, Tavernerio Th. F. Tadros, Ph.D.: Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, London, England Alessandro Teglia, Ph.D.: Kelisema Italy, Tavernerio Hans-Dietrich Weigmann, Ph.D.: TRI/Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey Francoise M. Winnik, Ph.D.: Department of Chemistry, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Table of Contents

Series Introduction iii
Eric Jungermann
Preface v
E. Desmond Goddard
James V. Gruber
Contributors xi
Elements of Polymer Science
Francoise M. Winnik
Polymer Adsorption: Fundamentals
Timothy M. Obey
Peter C. Griffiths
Polymeric Surfactants: Stabilization of Emulsions and Dispersions
Th. F. Tadros
Polymer/Surfactant Interaction: Manifestations, Methods, and Mechanisms
E. Desmond Goddard
Polymer/Surfactant Interaction in Applied Systems
E. Desmond Goddard
Synthetic Polymers in Cosmetics
James V. Gruber
Silicones in Cosmetics
Marianne D. Berthiaume
Polysaccharide-Based Polymers in Cosmetics
James V. Gruber
Proteins in Cosmetics
Alessandro Teglia
Gianfranco Secchi
Measuring and Interpreting Polycation Adsorption
E. Desmond Goddard
The Adsorptivity of Charged and Uncharged Cellulose Ethers
E. Desmond Goddard
R. B. Hannan
J. A. Faucher
Evaluation Methods for Conditioned Hair
Hans-Dietrich Weigmann
Yashavanth Kamath
Appendix: Encyclopedia of Polymers and Thickeners for Cosmetics 571(86)
Robert Y. Lochhead
James V. Gruber
Index 657

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