Protameen Chemicals

Manufacturer and Distributor of
Specialty Materials for the Personal Care Industry.

Peg & Specialty Esters

With a variety of uses
in personal care

formulations as emolients,
emulsifiers,  opacifiers,
humectants,  solubilizers, binders
for pressed powders and
pigment dispersants.

Sorbitan Esters

These are generally soluble

in oils or organic solvents
and dispersable or insoluble
in water. They act as low HLB emulsifiers and thickeners
in emulsions.

Polyethylene Glycol Esters

The Protamate series
offer a wide range of HLB
values making them
useful as primary and
auxiliary nonionic surfactants.

Polyoxyethylene & Polyoxypropylene Ethers

These nonionic surfactants
used in 
personal care products as
wetting agents, emulsifiers,
solubilizers, conditioners
and coupling agents.



Amine Condensate 1:2
1:1 FA-Diethanolamides – Monoethanolamides


The Proterics and are mild
nonionic surfactants
often used in place of
the alkanolamides.

Polyoxyethylene Caster Oil Derivatives

The Protachems are useful
in personal care products
as non-ionic surfactants,
emulsifiers, solubilizers
and conditioners.

Quaternary Compounds

Protaquats find use as
anti-static agents in hair
conditioners and creme
rinses to eliminate
“fly-away hair” leaving
hair soft, manageable,
tangle-free and easy
to comb.

Protameen Chemicals Supports Our Troops!

The Team at Protameen Chemicals would like to take this opportunity to announce the success in our 1st Annual Veteran Donation.
First, and most importantly, we would like to thank all the veterans for their service to our country.
Next, we would like to thank all the companies that donated and the volunteers that helped bring this rewarding experience together.
This joint venture between Protameen Chemicals, Volunteer Services at Lyons VA Hospital and the Marine Corp League yielded over
three pallets of product totaling over $25,000 in donations. It was a great success,
and we look forward to next year’s donation!!

Ethoxylated Aliphatic Amines

These are cationic in nature
but the degree of
ethoxylation increases,
they become more

Alkyl Phenol Ethoxylates

These are non-ionic surfactants useful as wetting agents, detergents
emulsifiers with good stability in the presence
alkalies and acids.

Methyl Taurate Esters

Extremely mild
detergent bases with
high foaming power and
foam stabilizing effects.

Fatty Esters and Glyceryl Esters

The Fatty Esters are used in
all types of personal care products as emollients, lubricants and solvents.

Lanolin and Lanolin Products

Lanolin is a naturally derived product useful
as an emollient, for 
hair and skin conditioning
as well as an emulsifier.

Natural oils & Butters

 A variety of natural
Oils & 
Butters to accommodate
the growing need for natural, plant derived ingredients for personal care.

Fatty Alcohols

Protameen Fatty Alcohols
are produced according to
our exacting standards
for consistency and purity.

Fatty Acids

Protameen Fatty Acids are produced according to our exacting standards
for consistency and purity.

New Product Line   CARBOMERS ::::: Protamers tm

Our Tri Ester Specialties

Elegant Silky Feel


Excellent Clarity

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