Gelest, Inc. manufactures patented polymers that improve performance in personal care, consumer, and healthcare products.
Gelest’s BIOSAFE® technologies are patented polymers and silane additive which add functionality and performance to end use products and formulations.
The BIOSAFE® polymer is used to provide long-lasting surface protection against bacteria, mold, mildew, and fungi, and viruses*. BIOSAFE’s superior safety and performance is unmatched in the industry.
Recently, BIOSAFE® has developed a personal care polymer that is now registered with the PCPC under the International Nomenclature for Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI). It has powerful antistatic and conditioning properties, while being very mild, non irritating, and biocompatible under USP guidelines. Applications range from hair conditioning formulations to surface treatments for cosmetic pigments.