Provides outstanding water resistance, improved feel on skin and ease of processing in a variety of formulation types, including O/W, W/O and W/S formulations. Compatible with other typical sunscreen ingredients, and suitable for use in creams, lotions and pump sprays.

Used in:

  • O/W, W/O and W/S sunscreen creams and lotions
  • O/W, W/O and W/S pump sprays


  • Provides excellent feel on skin with reduced tackiness
  • Provides good water resistance in multiple formulation types, passes US FDA 80 minute water resistance protocol
  • Suitable for cold processing
Typical Properties
These properties are typical but do not constitute specifications.
TradenameEPITEX 66 Polymer
INCI nameAcrylates Copolymer
Appearance, as is Milk-white fluid, free of coagulated gum and visible impurities
Solids 43.0 – 46.0%
pH 4.5 – 6.5
Viscosity, as is (Brookfield LV, spindle #2, 60 rpm, 25°C) 500 cPs maximum
Residual Monomers<100 ppm total
PreservativePentylene Glycol