Carragel-Carrasol

alimentos-cuidado-personalApplication / Segment

Foods
Personal care

Chemistry

Carrageenan

Applications

Employed as textural solutions for air fresheners in gel and toothpaste.

Benefits and Features

  • Environmental gels achieve a firm texture and high control of syneresis, along with proper aroma release, which ensures its use for periods up to 30 days.
  • They have the right pseudo plastic behavior which allows excellent dispersion of the paste in the oral cavity. The same rheology allows easy mouth rinsing.
  • Carrageenans are not susceptible to bacterial attack which is the main disadvantage of the use of carboxymethyl cellulose in toothpaste, also prevent degradation of the product with high temperatures and the consequent loss of consistency.