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Oji Holdings signed an agreement with Nikko Chemicals to launch the joint development of Cellulose Nanofibers

Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015

Oji Holdings Corporation (Oji) has signed an agreement with Nikko Chemicals to launch the joint development of Cellulose Nanofibers (CNF) for cosmetic applications, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.

CNF are nano-sized fibers, the width of which ranges from four to a few dozen nanometers (1 nm = 1 millionth of 1 mm). CNF are produced from wood fiber (pulp) from natural wood and are a renewable “green” material that performs as a moisturizer, rheology thickener, and dispersion and thixotropic agent, each with unique properties.

 

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