Produced exclusively by the Medolla Iberia S.L. in the European Community, Olivatis® are globally compliant, sustainable, high perfoming ingredients resulting from the synergistic union of a high profile chemistry with Olive Oil, combining outstanding performances with the unique lubricant, restructuring and skin protective properties of olive oil.
Oive Oil is a typical non-GMO, mediterranean product of very large volumes, representing an important source of income for the agricultural fields of the south-european countries. The numerous benefits of Olive Oil have been known for thousands of years as ancient populations used it to moisturize and to rejuvenate skin. In more recent years, the composition and properties of Olive Oil have been thoroughly investigated, scientifically supporting the consolidated belief in Olive Oil as an amazing natural substance:
Olive oil, in addition to fatty acids, contains a spectrum of substances beneficial to skin, such as Vitamin A, Tocopherols and at least 36 polyphenols that promote a series of demonstrated effects once applied on skin:
- Anti-Bacterial Effect
- Anti-Inflammatory Effect
- Antioxidant Effect
- Wound Healing
- Skin Aging
Furthermore, allergies to olive oil are almost unknown and people allergic to olive oil are very rare; Olive Oil and its derivatives are therefore an allergy-free option for skin treatments for people who have sensitivities to other substances.
By means of straightforward but very selective chemical processes of esterification and trans-esterification, Olive Oil and Olive Fatty Acids are bound with different molar ratios to Polyglycerine-6 and PEGs, allowing the production of a complete range of value adding functional ingredients – from a mild surfactant /water-soluble emollient, to an amazing silky feel, liquid, cold-process W/O emulsifier – suitable for any kind of applications, easy to use and with excellent skin feel and texture.
The use of very well-known and top safe intermediate materials make Olivatis® very safe ingredients, suitable even for the most delicate applications. In the case of the PEG-based ingredients – Olivatis® 15C and Olivatis® 21, Dioxane and free Ethylene Oxide are first stripped down to, respectively, 10 ppm max and 1 ppm max and further reduced to a basically undetectable level by the process of trans-esterification, thus removing any possible concern about the toxic effect of Dioxane and free Ethylene Oxide.
The range of Olivatis® currently consists of 5 products, 4 emulsifiers and 1 water soluble emollient/mild surfactant, that can be classified in 2 groups:
Olivatis® are very well technically supported by the high-skilled, enthusiastic staff located in our R&D center in Italy who will be happy of offering customers a tailor-made assistance to remove their eventual formulating doubts and to supply them with any required information on regulatory matters. Furthermore, several guide-line formulations, showing main performances of Olivatis®, are available too.
Olivatis® are distributed worldwide by an extensive network of well-established distributors who ensure a swift availability of products and a capillary support to our customers.