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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Humectant
A humectant is a hygroscopic substance that is used as a food additive.
Humectants are sometimes used as a component of antistatic coatings for plastics.
An example of a humectant is glycerine, propylene glycol (E 1520) and glyceryl triacetate (E1518).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Humectant   (777 words)

  
 Humectant composition derived from kraft black liquor - Patent 4629469
Such dyestuff formulations also generally contain a humectant which is employed in the liquid dye paste, or cake, to prevent the dye from drying out, such as may occur around the edges of a dye drum.
It is an object of the present invention to provide a chemical composition suitable for use as a humectant in dyestuff and other similar chemical formulations which is produced from the fl liquor residue of a kraft pulping process.
Methylolation of the lignin aromatic ring adjacent to the phenolic group of the fl liquor may be accomplished by treatment with an aldehyde compound, such as formaldehyde (CH.sub.2 O), under sufficient conditions to prepare the lignin for solubilization at neutral and acid pH levels by treatment with the sulfur-oxygen-containing compound.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4629469.html   (2455 words)

  
 Cigarette filter containing a humectant - Patent 5501238
The hydrophilic humectant absorbs moisture from the tobacco smoke and thus serves to wet-filter the tobacco smoke.
A solution containing the humectant, such as sodium pyroglutamate, and surfactant, can be prepared, and then the substrate can be wetted with the solution.
The wetted substrate is then dried, leaving a residue of the humectant and surfactant dispersed on or in the substrate.
www.freepatentsonline.com /5501238.html   (2008 words)

  
  What is an Humectant?
This humectant is a sugar alcohol derived from sugar.
Perhaps the most beneficial aspect of glycerol is not as a humectant but in the manufacture of biodiesel.
A humectant composed of several oils is also used in embalming fluids.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-an-humectant.htm   (466 words)

  
  Humectant - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Since hygroscopic substances absorb water from the air, the use of a humectant as a food additive has the effect of keeping the foodstuff moist.
Humectants are sometimes used as a component of antistatic coatings for plastics.
Humectants are also found in many cosmetic products where moisturization is desired, including treatments such as moisturizing hair conditioners.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Humectant   (172 words)

  
 Specificity of Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris SK11 Proteinase, Lactocepin III, in Low-Water-Activity, ...
Humectants used were sorbitol (a relatively hydrophilic humectant),
Lactocepin (50 µg) was incubated at 40°C in the presence of either humectant (240 µl of stock solution at pH 5.2 or 6.4) or,
Chromatograms obtained with samples from humectant systems 5, 6, and 8 were very similar to the chromatogram obtained with samples from system 4, and the chromatogram obtained with sample from system 9 was similar to that obtained with samples from system 7.
aem.asm.org /cgi/content/full/65/7/2947   (3798 words)

  
 Humectants-Blending Nature and Science - Innovative Natural Products for Cosmetics and Toiletries
Humectants are a class of ingredients that are used to attract and retain moisture.
Humectants are used in skin care and hair care products for moisturization.
Clear, viscous liquid, a valuable cosmetic ingredient as solvent, humectant and emollient.
www.theherbarie.com /Humectants-c-10.html   (391 words)

  
 humectant - OneLook Dictionary Search
Humectant : Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
Humectant : Beauty & Health Glossary [home, info]
Humectant : Glossary for the Modern Soap Maker [home, info]
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 Animation Art Glossary
The Disney paint formula contained a humectant, which absorbed the humidity from the atmosphere to keep the paint flexible, and to maintain a strong attachment with the cel.
It is because of this humectant that Disney’ cels (that were painted within this period) have sustained their original look over time while other studio’s cel paint deteriorated.
Prior to the late 1950’s, the animation drawings were traced onto cels by hand with quill-pen or brush, using ink of one or more colors.
www.animationartwork.com /glossary   (3800 words)

  
 TAPPI Website - Surface Absorption Characteristics of ASA Paper: Wetting Dynamics Using Ink-Jet Ink and Aqueous ...
Home / Bookstore / Technical Papers / Conference Papers / 1994 / PM94 / Surface Absorption Characteristics of ASA Paper: Wetting Dynamics Using Ink-Jet Ink and Aqueous Humectant Compositions, 1994 Papermakers Conference Proceedings
Surface Absorption Characteristics of ASA Paper: Wetting Dynamics Using Ink-Jet Ink and Aqueous Humectant Compositions, 1994 Papermakers Conference Proceedings
L. Barker, R. Wasser, R. Proverb The rate of ink absorption into paper is important in determining print-quality characteristics in ink-jet printing based on aqueous ink.
www.tappi.org /s_tappi/doc_bookstore.asp?CID=5528&DID=514431   (228 words)

  
 Gourmet Food Shop >> Aveda Brilliant Anti-Humectant Pomade 2.6 Ounces
I can see if you had fine hair that this product would not be a good thing!
I always have to remember that it's the anti-humectant that I like, not the humectant.
The humectant version does nothing for my hair and I have purchased it on occasion by mistake.
www.advancingwomen.com /gourmetfoodshop/?Operation=ItemLookup&ItemId=B0007CXWRE   (354 words)

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