Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is an emerging field in which new devices are being developed at the scale of individual molecules. The term “nano” comes from “nanometer”, which is one-billionth of a meter, or one ten thousandth of the diameter of a human hair. This scale is so small that it is difficult to imagine, and it was not until recently that these structures could be measured. This capability has led to an explosion of new applications.

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Product Applications

 Personal Care

  • Moisturizers – Holds moisture better than the best moisturizers
  • Dermal Fillers – A safe, endotoxin-free, moisturizing additive for dermal fillers
  • Dry Color Cosmetics – An attractive and safe color booster
  • Hair Conditioners – A safe, organic hair moisturizer & sun damage protector
  • Silky Feel Additive – Offers a silky smooth feel to skin care formulations

Nutraceuticals & Specialty Foods

  • Stabilizer of vitamins, flavors, etc.
  • Booster of “bio-availability” of active ingredients
  • Low-glycemic source of energy for Endurance Sports foods and drinks
  • Kosher, Halal, Organic, etc. designations as a food additive
  • Unique texture additive to foods as a potential fat replacement additive

Pharmaceuticals

  • Safe lubricant for medical devices (e.g. catheter)
  • Excipient (coatings) for pills and other ingestibles
  • Contrast agent for medical diagnostics (replacing synthetic nanoparticles)
  • Drug delivery agent for safe, targeted delivery of cancer drugs to cancerous cells
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