Carbopol Polymer is a Self-Wetting Thickener, Suspending Agent, a Stabilizer used in the manufacturing formulas of Personal Care & Cosmetic Products. Carbopol Ultrez 20 is a polymer used to make gels in personal care products. It is self-wetting, requires no use of a blender to incorporate, and disperses easily. Carbopol Ultrez 20 polymer is a hydrophobically modified cross-linked acrylate copolymer. This polymer offers many substantial benefits for formulators and.

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If you want to slightly gel your formula a high viscosity carbopol won’t work, no matter how much you use or how you neutralize it the result will be a thick gel. This website provides links to other websites owned by third parties. Please share your Comments. Pemulen TR-2 polymeric emulsifier is highly effective at levels below 0.

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Sign In or Register to comment. The polymer incorporates patented technology, which allows it to quickly and easily self-wet. Formulating new hair styling products, tried different carbomers and Carbopol ultrez 20 as rheology modifiers at. I think your issue is the kind of carbomer you are using. Top of Page Home. Are you a distributor who is interested in being listed here?

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It is also a excellent thickener and light gellant for systems containing electrolytes, anionic and amphoteric surfactants and ethyl or isopropyl alcohols. Lubrizol makes their documentation available in the regions indicated below: I will look into some of those as you have suggested.

Their innovative technologies modify physical properties, enhance functional performance and ease of use and carbopok aesthetic benefits to support key consumer product claims. Any suggestions on how to weigh, neutralize and disperse these without making these mistakes?

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Carbopol polymer contains a lipohilic or fatty portion in its backbone, giving it increased resistance to dissolved ions. Thank you, Das and Belassi. Certainly not all Acrylates C are created equal. Seems like it always gels my formulas too much making it useless as a rheology modifier I am hoping to use it for. It can be used in systems with a moderate surfactant content, making it an ideal choice for many applications. Occurrence nature, food, other: Like crbopol “Ultrez” grade polymers, Carbopol Ultrez 20 polymer is exceptionally easy to use – it self-wets and disperses within minutes.

Truly appreciate the advice.

Carbopol Ultrez 20 Polymer

Carbopol polymer is an effective suspending and stabilizing agent for use in specialty shampoos, where dandruff actives must be permanently suspended and immiscible conditioning agents must be effectively stabilized. Suggested applications include antidandruff shampoos, “2-in-1” conditioning shampoos, bath and shower gels, and hydroalcoholic sunscreen and fragrance gels. Potential Blenders and core components note. I can never get the ratios right.


In addition, it has improved compatibility in thickening and imparting yield value to ionic surfactants. The information presented here catbopol acquired by UL from the producer of the product or material or original information provider. This thickener and stabilizer also provides improved electrolyte tolerance and unique sensory benefits. However, UL assumes no responsibility or liability for the accuracy of the information contained on this website and strongly encourages that upon final product or material selection information is validated with the manufacturer.

Suggested applications include clear gels, hydro-alcoholic gels, surfactant systems specialty shampoos, cleaning products, etc. This polymer offers many substantial benefits for formulators and marketers of personal care products.

Quick Links Categories Recent Discussions. It is of course a lot more expensive, but has great long-flow whereas carbomers are generally short-flow. There are low, medium and high viscosity.

Here you have a reference. It is a hydrophobically ulyrez cross-linked acrylate copolymer and is designed to efficiently impart thickening, stabilizing, and suspending properties to a variety of personal care applications.

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Carbopo, am just needing it to slightly gel the formula to give slip and firm the formula just enough without making jello. You should try a different thickener, eg Glucamate VLT.