Item No.: Pullulan
Chemical Name:  Pullulan
CAS No.:  9057-02-7
Appearance:  White Fine Powder
Molecular Fomula:  (C37H62O30)n

Product Description

Pullulan from Hayashibara is a natural polysaccharide produced by fermentation providing instant lifting effect and smoother texture to cosmetic products. Pullulan provides excellent lubricity with a natural silicone-like texture at low concentrations; adhesive and film forming properties when used at higher levels (mascara, hair styling and peel-off/face mask) . For rinse-off products, Pullulan also improve foam retention and quality suitable for water-free toiletries. COSMOS compliant.


Product Name Pullulan
Appearance White Powder
Specification 99%
CAS 9057-02-7
Package 1kg/aluminum foil bag; 25kg/drum
Sample Available
Storage Dry Place
Shelf life 2 Years

Product Function

PULLULAN (COSMETIC GRADE) is a water soluble polysaccharide made by microbially fermenting starch syrup. It has a lower viscosity in an aqueous solution than most other polysaccharide thickening agents. PULLULAN is freely soluble in water, and has unique characteristics such as adhesiveness, film-forming ability and lubricity. In food and pharmaceutical products, it is used in capsules and oral films, and in industrial products, it can be used in biodegradable plastic.

PULLULAN provides skin lifting and wrinkle tightening actions due to its film-forming properties. The adhesiveness of PULLULAN is best utilized for products requiring long-lasting wear such as foundations and mascaras, and its excellent lubricity can be used in the basic formulations of serums and creams to provide body. In addition to improving functionality of make-up products, PULLULAN can be used in a wide range of applications to add a unique and ultra-rich texture to commercial products.

Product Application  

Pullulan can be used as film foaming agent, thickener, texture improver, moisture retention,oxygen barrier /seal, etc in Food,Pharm.Cosmetic and Industrial:

Capsule: Pullulan can form stable transparent capsule with good gloss, that is stronger oxygen barrier,disintegration rapidly that can quickly release the pharm.or nutrition inside the capsule.

Pan coating: Excellent adhesive properties and low viscosity make Pullulan ideally for Pan-coating chewing gum,chocolate and candies.,etc


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