Carbopol Polymer is a self-wetting, rheology modifier designed to be used as a thickener, suspending agent and stabilizer in cosmetic manufacturing. Its unique structure allows it to rapidly expand when added to liquids and provides moderate-to-high viscosity in skin care products. Carbopol polymer performs effectively across a broad pH range, making it a versatile ingredient for many applications.
INCI: Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Appearance: Fluffy fine white powder.
Benefits: When used in shampoo and body wash formulations, Carbopol polymer helps to suspend and stabilize beads, microcapsules and exfoliants for excellent product stability and visual appeal. It exhibits good clarity in gel formulations, along with providing a smooth, aesthetically pleasing gel quality. In creams and lotions, it helps to create emulsions with a rich and creamy skin feel. It can be used with confidence in systems where sparkling clarity is required and is ideally suited for use in formulations containing higher levels of oils, botanical ingredients, or humectants.
Application: Carbopol polymer provides excellent performance in a wide range of products, including shampoos, lotions, creams, body washes, hair and skin gels and bath gels.
Recommended Usage: We recommend that no more than 0.5% to 1.5% of this product to be added to any formulation.
How to use:
• Sprinkle polymer on surface of water and allow to self-wet (vigorous agitation produces foam).
• Gently begin agitation.
• Carbopol polymer can be pre- or post-neutralized (depending on application).
• Keep agitation to a minimum (to avoid air entrapment) while adding remaining ingredients to formulation.
• Add typical preservatives.
Storage: This product should be stored in a cool dry location away from moisture. It is recommended that the product be re-tested after two years for moisture content. Carbopol polymers are stable for years when protected from moisture.
Customers may purchase products from New Directions Aromatics Inc. only with the clear understanding that all products must be used at their own discretion, and only after referring to the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).
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Further, New Directions Aromatics is not responsible for the comments made in the customer reviews, nor when products are used in ways not suitable to their purpose (for example, fragrance oils in toothpaste; bath salts in metal containers; additives used in larger amounts than recommended).
As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.
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