Chiba Flour Milling Co.,Ltd

The Rheopearl series

The Rheopearl series, developed using our unique technologies, are polymeric esters made by the esterification of sugars and fatty acids. These materials have the following properties.

  • (1)Gelating agent
    for oils
  • (2)Viscosity
    enhancer for oils
  • (3)Emulsification
    stabilizer
  • (4)Pigment
    dispersing agent
  • (5)Wax texture
    enhancer

(RheopearISK2 offers only properties (1), (3), and (5).)

Only vegetable raw materials (other than ethylhexanoic acid) are used, so users can be assured of their safety. These products are suitable for a wide range of applications as base materials for cosmetics and pharmaceutical products.

Product name INCI name CAS No. Features Applications Most suited oils
Rheopearl
KL2
Dextrin
Palmitate
83271-
10-7
Hard
gelation
agent
pharmaceuticals,
cosmetics
Hydrocarbon
and ester oils
Rheopearl
KS2
Hydrocarbon
and ester oils
Rheopearl
TL2
Soft
gelation
agent
Ester oils /
polar oils
Rheopearl
MKL2
Dextrin
Myristate
93792-
77-9
Clear hard
gelation
agent
cosmetics Hydrocarbon
and ester oils
Rheopearl
TT2
Dextrin
Palmitate/
Ethylhexanoate
183387-
52-2
Soft
thixotropic
gelation
agent
Hydrocarbon
and ester oils /
polar oils
Rheopearl
WX
Dextrin
Palmitate/
Hexyldecanoate
- Soft high
thixotropic
gelation
agent
Hydrocarbon
and ester oils
Rheopearl
ISK2
Stearoyl
Inulin
190524-
47-1
Hard
gelation
agent
Cyclomethicone
and ester
oils
Rheopearl
ISL2
Hard
gelation
agent
Hydrocarbon
and ester oils

We produce these new type products named Rheopearl type 2.
The Rheopearl (conventional type : KE, KL, KS, TL, TT, MKL, ISK) series products went out of production in March 2008.
Therefore, the sales of the conventional type Rheopearl ended.