Antimicrobial N2000: the MIT-free preservative for effective fabric softeners at low concentration and wide pH range

The detergency industry is moving quickly to find substitutes for MIT (Methylisothiazolinone) as preservatives, forced by a change in legislation that will take effect next May. One of these substitutes is the Antimicrobial N2000: a 35% solution of dodecylguanidine hydrochloride (DGH) in propylene glycol/dipropylene glycol used to control algae, bacteria, and fungi. DGH is a…

Ferulic Acid, the sun-protective antioxidant

Prolonged exposure to ultraviolet rays is the major cause of skin damage, leading to injury and premature aging. Photons from solar radiation activate a chain reaction that leads to the interaction of free radicals with proteins and lipids. In cosmetics several strategies are followed to fight against the damage produced by solar radiation, one of…

Novethix™ HC-220 non-ionic thickeners

In detergents, thickeners are used to facilitate the dosing of the products or to achieve superior adhesion to the surfaces, and thus increase the contact time of the preparations on the surfaces. Many thickeners of an anionic nature are highly performant as modifiers of viscosity, flow type or suspension capacity, but are incompatible with cationic…

Quimidroga obtains the GOLD certification of ECOVADIS also in 2019

This year 2019, ECOVADIS has once again rewarded Quimidroga’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, which encompasses the Environment, Work Practices and Human Rights, Fair Business Practices and Sustainable Procurement blocks, granting us the highest certification possible in the GOLD category. The replacement of old wheelbarrows with electric vehicles, the replacement of lights in warehouses with…