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Toiletries & Health Care

Although Sanyo Chemical products in their original forms are not directly available to consumers, they are found everywhere in daily life, helping to improve our lives and our health. Some examples are illustrated below.

Superabsorbent Polymers

Superabsorbent polymers absorb hundreds to 1,000 times as much water as their own weight to foam gel, retaining water even under certain pressure on gel and are used a wide range of fields represented by disposable diaper. SANWET is used mainly for sanitary products including disposable diaper and napkin; moreover SANFRESH is used for disposable medical plasters, disposable hand warmers, pet sheets, etc. We also offer SANYO SEEDBED SHEET for rice plants applied superabsorbent polymers. Superabsorbent polymers for sanitary material including disposable diaper are dealt in by SDP Global, a consolidated subsidiary of Sanyo Chemical.

SDP Global offers SANWET, SAP for hygiene applications.

Sanyo Chemical offers SANFRESH, SAP for non-hygiene applications.

Surfactants for Hair Care Products

We offer a wide range of hair care products such as BEAULIGHT and LEBON shampoo base materials, and ECONOL, CATION and LEBON TM hair conditioner base materials that have low irritancy to meet our customers diverse needs.
See spotlighted products lists for more information about BEAULIGHT products.

Surfactants for Detergents

NAROACTY, EMULMIN , SANNONIC and PUREMEEL are nonionic surfactants. We offer a wide range of products having high detergency, high emulsifying power, excellent low-temperature fluidity, biodegradability and other features. They are used as base materials for household and industrial detergents.

Base Materials for Cosmetics

PEG (polyethylene glycol) is a very safe base material for cosmetics used in skin creams, lotions and as a binder in makeup.

Base Materials for Pharmaceuticals

MACROGOL (polyethylene glycol) is used as a base material for ointments and suppositories, as well as a tablet coating agent. POLYQUID PA-30 and POLYQUID PA-30S are used as enteric-soluble coating agents, POLYSORBATE 80 as plasticizers, and NEWDET PE-85 and LAUROMACROGOL 100 as an emulsifier.

Antibacterial Agents

Sanyo Chemical supplies GEM and LEBON LAG-40, germicides/disinfectants for pharmaceutical uses in the medical industries. We also produce CATION DDC-50, CATION G-50, LEBON T-2 and OSMORIN DA-50, antibacterial agents for industrial use in food production and restaurants.

Surgical Polyurethane Hemostatic Agent

AQUABRID?(brand name: MATSUDAITO) is surgical hemostatic agent which is used for anastomosing the arterial blood and artificial blood vessel in the surgical operation. This product is polyurethane prepolymer made by non biological materials. And it has high hemostatic property independent on the patient's blood coagulation ability and enables to form curing film having the flexibility.

EIA Diagnostic Reagents

SphereLight and Accuraseed newly developed by using magnetic particle are enzyme immunoassay (EIA) diagnostic reagents which aid the diagnosis of diseases such as cancers, cardiac diseases, infectious diseases, diabetes, allergies and infertility. These chemiluminescent diagnostic reagents allow simple and rapid analysis by way of automatic analyzers.

Potting Resins for Artificial Kidneys

POLYMEDICA is an adhesive used to fasten a fine hollow-fiber membrane to a case in assembling dialyzers. It is composed of special materials superior in bio-compatibility. It is also used for household water purifiers.

Pressure-sensitive Adhesives

POLYTHICK is an acrylic resin pressure-sensitive adhesive used for labels and tapes. POLYTHICK has outstanding processing flexibility, transparency, and resistance to adverse weather and heat.

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