Hydrogenated Methyl Abietate

Hydrogenated Methyl Abietate 
  • Hydrogenated Methyl Abietate, a kind of natural cosmetic-grade resin, is the Methyl Ester of Hydrogenated Rosin (also called colophony or Greek pitch, is a solid form of resin obtained from pines and some other plants, mostly conifers, produced by heating fresh liquid resin to vaporize the volatile liquid terpene components. It is semi-transparent and varies in color from yellow to black)

  • This liquid resin is given a special steam sparging treatment to assure minimum odor

  • With its low odor and low vapor pressure, it is particularly useful as a fragrance fixative

  • It has excellent solubility and compatibility with non-polar and many polar ingredients in cosmetic applications, contributing both adhesion and gloss

  • It works as a viscosity increasing agent - non-aqueous and viscosity controlling agent

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