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ACULYN™ 38 Polymer

An excellent suspending agent/rheology modifier for smooth-pouring Personal Care formulations such as, conditioning shampoos with silicones, anti-dandruff shampoos with zinc pyrithione, exfoliating body washes, and sunscreens. INCI Name: Acrylates / Vinyl Neodecanoate Crosspolymer

Uses:

  • Anti-dandruff shampoos
  • Pearlized conditioning shampoos with silicone emulsion
  • Fluid, suspending body washes
  • Lotions / sprayable lotions including Sun Care lotion with inorganic UV filters

Benefits:

  • Short flow
  • Liquid, cold-processable product
  • Allows for use of continuous production processes with use of in-line static mixers
  • Instantaneously thickens upon neutralization
  • No predisolution necessary
  • Enable suspension
  • Does not meet the definition of a nanomaterial as listed in Article 2(k) of the EU Cosmetic Regulation
  • Kosher*
  • Halal*
  • To the best of our knowledge this product does not contain ingredients of animal origin.

*See Regulatory Datasheet for further details

Properties

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Typical Properties

  • Cold Processable Yes No Yes
  • Compatibility Yes No Water Soluble
  • Ionic Nature Yes No Anionic
  • Mechanism Yes No Non-Associative

Application Benefits

  • Performance Benefits Yes No Texture Enhancer

Product Use and Formulating

  • Application Format Yes No Clear Systems
  • Formulating Benefits Yes No Suspension Aid

Soft, spreadable luxury

Imagine offering consumers products that are mild, soft, non-greasy and non-sticky without feeling watery upon skin contact.

ACULYN™ 38 Polymer is a suspending agent for thin-pour formulation exhibiting a non-sticky feel and providing formulations with an excellent viscosity stability. This polymer is perfect for a variety of formulations.

Maximum compatibility

ACULYN™ 38 Polymer is effective in a range of personal care surfactants and is compatible with nonionic and anionic formulations. The polymer offers flexibility in choice of preservative system, is stable in highly alkaline systems, and depending on formulation, is useful at a wide pH range of 3-11. The compatibility of ACULYN™ 38 Polymer makes it easy to handle and offers maximum manufacturing efficiency.

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