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fik suh tiv

  • n  a compound (such as ethanol or formaldehyde) that fixes tissues and cells for microscopic study
  • n  a varnish dissolved in alcohol and sprayed over pictures to prevent smudging

  • Its lasting quality has long made it a fixative for other perfumes, but till now its strong odor ruled it out as a separate scent.
  • Beta-naphthylamine, used as a dye fixative in many lipsticks and chewing gums.
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  • AkzoNobel Personal Care Launches New Multifunctional Styling Polymer
    Here is exciting news for formulators of styling gels and styling aids looking to achieve new product forms and performance benefits. A new fixative polymer that provides all the formulating flexibility, performance and special features they will need is being introduced by the Personal Care business of AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry at in-cosmetics 2014 (Stand 1J30)
    April 23, 2014 - PlasticsNet

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