The use of fatty acid derivatives in cosmetics and toiletries

  • Dale H. Johnson
Soaps, Detergents, & Cosmetics


A large variety of fatty acid derivatives are utilized by the cosmetics and toiletries industry to fulfill many functions in their products. These ingredients, based on renewable resources are reviewed with respect to source and method of manufacture, physical and functional properties, and the place they find in all types of cosmetic products.


Fatty Acid Derivative Amine Oxide Sucrose Ester Sodium Stearate Sorbitan Monolaurate 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Gubitosi, J.V., Chem. Mark. Rep. 211(9):50 (1977).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Chaney, W.R., CTFA Cosmet. J. 9(2):27 (1977).Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    “McCutcheon’s Detergents and Emulsifiers,” North American Edition, M.C. Publishing Co., Glen Rock, NJ, (1976) p. 164.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Schmidt, O., and Meyer, E. (to I.G. Farben), U.S. Patent 1,959,930 (1934).Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Brown, K.R., (to Atlas Powder Co.) U.S. Patents 2,322,820-1-2 (1943); Wm. C. Griffin (to Atlas Powder Co.) U.S. Patents 2,374,931 and 2,380,166 (1945).Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    “Crodesta Esters,” Information Sheet 11574, Croda, Inc., New York, NY 1974.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Anon., Cosmet. Toilet. 92(3):94 (1977).Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    “Polymer JR for Hair Cair,” Union Carbide Corp. F46004, 1976.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Like, B., R. Sorrentino, and A. Petrocci, J. Soc. Cosmet. Chem. 26:155 (1975).Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    “Aromox Amine Oxides,” Bulletin No. 74-21, Armak Industrial Chemicals Division, Chicago, IL, 1974.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Barker, G., Cosmet. Perfum. 89(4):25 (1974).Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    “Emcol E-607L and E607S” Bulletin No. 218, Witco Chemical Co., June, 1976.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Mannheimer, H.S., (to Miranol Corp.) U.S. Patent 2,528,378 (1950).Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    “The Miranol Surface Active Agents,” The Miranol Corp., Irving, NJ.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Cowen, F.M., and Bellis, G. (to American Cyanamid Co.) U.S. Patents 3,225,074 (1965); 3,360,550 (1967); 3,366,671 (1968).Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Verdicchio, R., and Walts, J., (to Johnson and Johnson) U.S. Patent 3,950,417 (1976).Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    General Mills Chemical Co., General Technical Bulletin 15-B, 1972; Preliminary Product Bulletins, Deriphat 160 and Deriphat 170C, by Cosmedia Group, General Mills Chemical Co., 1976.Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    Ashland Chemical Co., Technical Bulletin No. 1245.Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    Slagel, R.C., J. Org. Chem. 33:1374 (1969).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    McKillip, W.J., E.A. Sedor, B.M. Culbertson, and S. Wawzonek, Chem. Rev. 73:255 (1973).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    McKillip, W.J., and R.C. Slagel, Can. J. Chem. 45:2619 (1967).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Kabara, J.J. and G.V. Haitsma, JAOCS 52:444 (1975).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    GAF Corp., Technical Bulletin, Igepon Surfactants No. 9643-006, 1975.Google Scholar
  24. 24.
    GAF Corp. Technical Bulletin, Antaron PC-37 Amphoteric Surfactant, No. 9655-055, 1975.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© The American Oil Chemists’ Society 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dale H. Johnson
    • 1
  1. 1.Armak Research LaboratoryMcCook

Personalised recommendations