Lubrizol’s Personal and Home Care business offers a broad range of specialty ingredients for use in personal care as well as household, institutional and industrial (HI&I) formulations. These products impart physical properties that improve overall product functionality and deliver distinctive benefits in a variety of applications. Additionally, Lubrizol’s acquisitions of Active Organics’ botanical extracts and Lipotec’s peptide-based active cosmetic ingredients further expands its product portfolioand builds upon current capabilities, formulations expertise and global manufacturing footprint.

And now, with Merquat™ polymers as part of the Lubrizol family, they have a powerful new combination of technologies led by Carbopol® and Merquat™ polymers that provide performance benefits consumers will notice in skin, hair, fabric and surface care.

Products and Applications
This global business supplies specialty ingredients to the following markets:

Personal Care

  • Hair care and styling
  • Bath and shower: Personalcleansing for hair and skin
  • Skin care, sun care and color cosmetics

Home Care

  • Hard surface cleaners
  • Fabric care
  • Auto cleaning care
  • Dish care
  • Thickened deicing systems
  • Alkaline batteries