Global Chemicals Japan

Business fields

A diverse range of Kao's chemical products used in a variety of industrial fields

We help to contribute to the global business development of customers in a wide range of industries through materials, formulation designs and an extensive product lineup.

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Oleochemicals

  • Fatty acids
  • Fatty alcohols
  • Fatty amines
  • Glycerin

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Detergents & Cosmetics

  • Laundry detergent chemicals
  • Cosmetics chemicals

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Aroma chemicals

  • Synthetic Aroma chemicals
  • Compounds

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Pharmaceuticals

  • Disinfectants
  • Emulsifiers
  • Ointment base oils
  • Suppository base oils
  • Diluting agents

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Food products

  • Confectionery/bread emulsifiers
  • Additives for Tofu
  • Food emulsifiers
  • MCT (Medium Chain Tri-glyceride)
  • Bitter masking agents
  • Modifiers for noodles
  • Edible fats and oils (Shortening)
  • Catechin/ Chlorogenic acid

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Agrochemicals

  • Adjuvants (Functional spreaders)
  • Additives for agrochemicals
  • Anti-caking agents for fertilizers
  • Functional fertilizers/additives

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Asphalt, Civil engineering & Construction

  • Highly durable asphalt modifier
  • Asphalt Anti-Stripping Agents
  • Asphalt Emulsifiers
  • Concrete Admixture
  • Ground Foundation Additives
  • Tunnel Additives

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Plastics & Rubber

  • Additives for emulsion polymerization
  • Lubricants
  • Anti-static agents
  • Plasticizers for PVC
  • Modifiers for Nylon
  • Catalysts for polyurethane foam
  • Rubber processing agents

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Resources, Energy & Batteries

  • Dispersant for lithium-ion batteries
  • Flotation reagents
  • Dust inhibitors
  • Grinding aids
  • Fuel dispersants

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Lubricants

  • Grease base oils
  • Metalworking fluids
  • Lubricant base oils

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Metals

  • Metal cleaners
  • Metal part cleaners
  • Corrosion inhibitors

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Fine ceramics

  • Dispersants for fine ceramics
  • Filtration agents
  • Grinding aids

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Pulp & Paper

  • De-inking agents
  • Bulking agents
  • Dispersants
  • De-foaming agents
  • Detergents

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Paints & Inks

  • Solvent based dispersant/Anti-static agents
  • Water based dispersants
  • Emulsifiers
  • Wetting and penetrating agents
  • Thickeners
  • General-purpose vehicle resins

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Digital printing
materials

  • Inks and Pigment dispersants for inkjet
  • Toners and Toner binders
  • Polyester emulsions

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Semiconductors & Electronics

  • Cleaners for electronic devices
  • Semiconductor chemicals
  • Fine polishing agents
  • Lens / Mold cleaners
  • Etching agents
  • Insulating film materials
  • Resist strippers
  • Anti-static agents for liquid crystal parts

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Casting

  • Furan binders
  • Alkaline phenol binders
  • Core wash and mold paint
  • Casting runners
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