New business development - Biosurfactant
A natural surfactant with high biodegradability and low skin irritation
KANEKA Surfactin (INCI Name: Sodium Surfactin) is a cyclic lipopeptide-based biosurfactant produced by a harmless microbial, bacillus subtilis, during a fermentation process.
The cyclic lipopeptide structure, consisting of seven amino acids, contributes to unique, distinguishing properties. KANEKA Surfactin can create D-phase, emulsion, a bi-continuous phase that incorporates both oil and water, using a very low dosage (3 ppm). The D-phase KANEKA Surfactin can be used to formulate cleansing oil gel and small particle emulsion, and many other skincare and cosmetics products.
Premixed cosmetic ingredient is also available.
Various activities for cosmetics such as product planning, formulation development and OEM.
Registered as an organic cosmetic material in Europe.