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Preparation of Microcapsules Containing Triple Core Materials with Interfacial Condensation Reaction

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In this manuscript, we describe the novel method for preparing the microcapsules containing α-tocopherol oil droplets as the first core material, calcium chloride powder as the second core material and the fine water droplets as the third core material by the interfacial condensation reaction between hydroxyl propyl methyl cellulose and tannic acid. The interfacial condensation reaction was performed between hydroxyl propyl methyl cellulose dissolved in the continuous water phase and tannic acid dissolved in the inner fine water droplets as the third core material. The calcium chloride powder as the second core material was dispersed in the α-tocopherol oil droplet as the first core material beforehand. The α-tocopherol oil containing the second and the third core materials was dispersed in the continuous water phase to form the [(S + W)/O/W] emulsion. The α-tocopherol oil as the first core material was microencapsulated satisfactorily and the contents of the second core material were increased with the concentration of stearic acid as the oil soluble stabilizer. The mechanical strength of microcapsules increased with the concentration of hydroxyl propyl methyl cellulose. Thermal energy could be released by breaking the microcapsules in water and by dissolving calcium chloride in the continuous water phase.

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Taguchi, Y. , Aoki, M. and Tanaka, M. (2014) Preparation of Microcapsules Containing Triple Core Materials with Interfacial Condensation Reaction. Journal of Cosmetics, Dermatological Sciences and Applications, 4, 275-283. doi: 10.4236/jcdsa.2014.44037.

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