Sugarcane bagasse derived carboxymethyl holocellulose

Sílvia Pedrosa (Inventor), Ana Raquel Madureira (Inventor), Manuela E. Pintado (Inventor), Carla F. Pereira (Inventor), Oscar Leandro Ramos (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


This invention reports the development of a natural and sustainable cosmetic emulsifier based on by-products. We purpose a new emulsifier based on the holocellulose molecule and not cellulose and the carboxymethylation of holocellulose to produce a new cosmetic ingredient that acts as a O/w emulsifier, thickener, and jellifying agent.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberPCT/EP2023/059226
Priority date15/04/22
Filing date6/04/23
Publication statusPublished - 19 Oct 2023


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