ChemConx BTMS 50, Behentrimonium Methosulfate 50, is a natural vegetable based, high active (50%) cationic conditioner and emulsifier. It offers the formulator efficient cationic conditioning with emulsifying properties for hair and skin formulations. The BTMS 50 is a vegetable based viscosity increaser and emulsion stabilizer. BTMS 50 is recommended for use in lotions, scrubs, creams hair conditioners, detanglers, deep conditioning relaxers, and many other popular personal care products.
Our ChemConx BTMS 50 is both a mild primary emulsifier and an effective conditioning agent, which provides elegant cationic emulsions for both skin and hair care products. The BTMS 50 has a high percentage of cationic conditioning agents, the highest level, making it effective for use in a wide variety of skin and hair care products. In hair care, it is very popular in leave-on conditioners, as well as more traditional rinse off hair care products.
Vegetable based. Behentrimonium Methosulfate is a quaternary ammonium salt derived from the natural plant oil Colza, commonly known as Rapeseed Oil.
- Efficient conditioning compound
- Vegetable based
- Good Emulsifying properties
- Substantive to hair and skin •
- Viscosity increaser / emulsion stabilizer
- Easy handling
- Used to emulsify silicone in many hair and skin care products
Typical usage levels
2 - 10 % BTMS Pellets (some formulas may call for higher usage on a percentage level, but that is not typical)
INCI Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetyl Alcohol - (this is the 50% Active - not 25%, which we also offer)
Popularly known as BTMS-50, 50% Active
- INCI Name: Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetyl Alcohol
- CAS no:81646-13-1 and 36653-82-4
- EINECS no.: 279-791-1 and 253-149-0
- Appearance: White Pastilles/ Beads
- Odor: BTMS 50 has an unusual, distinctive odor
Use in Cosmetics and Soap Making
Commonly used quaternary conditioning agent and cationic emulsifier
Keep in a cool (preferably below 85°F, the cooler the better), dark and dry store-room.
Under optimal storage conditions, in original unopened drums/containers, minimum two years.