Our DeDERMA RM1 is a synthetic alkali swellable liquid thickener for water-borne and alcohol based systems.


DeDERMA RM1 can be incorporated at any manufacturing step for the following applications:

  • Coatings
  • Pure clear shower gels
  • Shampoos
  • Facial cleansers
  • Hand sanitisers

It is also ideally suited for sectors where its high thickening power, electrolyte tolerance, surfactant stability and water white clarity on neutralisation are beneficial. This includes:

  • Cosmetic
  • Industrial
  • Household


  • Increases low shear viscosities
  • Less susceptible to microbiological attack
  • Can be added as a post additive in liquid form
  • Ideal rheological control additive for alcohol hand sanitiser gels