ACULYN™ 88 Rheology Modifier
Can one rheology modifier have it all?
Can one ingredient enhance texture, provide suspension, adjust flow properties and stabilize formulations? ACULYN™ 88 Rheology Modifier makes it possible, all while providing consumers with exceptional skin feel and spreadability with low tack and excellent play time.
The liquid, cold-processable rheology modifoer can enhance hair care, skin care and sun care application like hair gels, body washes, shampoos, facial cleaners and sunscreens. It instantaneously thickens upon neutralization, providing ease of handling and increased manufacturing efficiency. Highly compatible with a wide array of surfactants and solvents, ACULYN™ 88 Rheology Modifier is very efficient at building viscosity and boasts shear thinning rheology.
Thickens and suspends particles to delight
ACULYN™ 88 Rheology Modifier is effective as a polymeric emulsifier that imparts a soft, non-greasy feel to formulations. It provides suspension of particulates including beads, pigments and pearlizing agents. Other benefits of the modifier include:
- Excellent suspension of silicones and silicone emulsion
- Imparts honey-smooth texture, spreading and flow to personal care formulations
- Excellent suspension of particulates including beads, pigments and pearlizing agents
- Suspends air bubbles in gel systems
- Excellent clarity
- Effective at pH 4-12, depending on the formulation
- Film former
- Polymeric emulsifier
Excellent suspending agent for thick-pouring (rich) rinse-off products such as body washes, it is also a very versatile thickener for hair styling products offering a mix of excellent feel, humidity resistance and synergistic effect with fixative resins.
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No Safety Data Sheets are available online for this material
Please Contact Dow for additional information.