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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Carbopol® Ultrez 20 polymer

You should try a different thickener, eg Glucamate VLT. Lubrizol makes their documentation available in the regions indicated below: This thickener and stabilizer also provides improved electrolyte tolerance and unique sensory benefits. It is a hydrophobically modified cross-linked acrylate copolymer and is designed to efficiently impart thickening, stabilizing, and suspending properties to a variety of personal care applications. Carbopol polymer contains a lipohilic or fatty portion in its backbone, giving it increased resistance to dissolved ions.

In addition, it has improved compatibility in thickening and imparting yield value to ionic surfactants. It looks ultrea you’re new here. The polymer incorporates patented technology, which allows it to quickly and easily self-wet.

Here you have a reference. Occurrence nature, food, other: Any suggestions on how to weigh, neutralize and disperse these without making these mistakes? 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 ultrrz. If you want to slightly carbopo 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 property makes the product uniquely suitable for aqueous solutions or dispersions containing dissolved salts.

Carbopol® Ultrez 20 Polymer

I am just needing it to slightly gel the formula to give slip and firm the formula just enough without making jello. It can be used in systems with a moderate surfactant content, making it an ideal choice for many applications.

The information presented here was acquired by UL from the producer of the product or material or original information provider. In-house label and box design capability. It is also a excellent thickener and light gellant for systems containing electrolytes, anionic and amphoteric surfactants and ultre or isopropyl alcohols.

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It is of course a lot more expensive, but has great long-flow whereas carbomers are generally short-flow. I think your issue is the kind of carbomer you are using.

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I can never get the ratios right. There are low, medium and high viscosity. Carbopol polymer is an effective suspending and stabilizing agent for use in specialty shampoos, where dandruff kltrez must be permanently suspended and immiscible conditioning agents must be effectively stabilized.

Rheology Modifiers- Carbopol ultrez 20 — Cosmetic Science Talk

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Suggested applications include antidandruff shampoos, “2-in-1” conditioning shampoos, bath and shower gels, and hydroalcoholic sunscreen and fragrance gels. Top of Page Home.

Formulating new hair styling products, tried different carbomers and Carbopol ultrez 20 as rheology modifiers at. Please share your Comments.

I will look into some of those as you have suggested.

Suggested applications include clear gels, hydro-alcoholic gels, surfactant systems specialty shampoos, cleaning products, etc. Truly appreciate the advice.

Retailer Compliance No retailer information is available at this time. Like other “Ultrez” grade polymers, Carbopol Ultrez 20 polymer is exceptionally easy to use – it self-wets and disperses within minutes.

Certainly not all Acrylates C are created equal. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons! Thank you, Das and Belassi. Seems like it always gels my formulas too much making it useless as a rheology modifier I am hoping to use carbopil for. You may choose a language below to continue to this industry or close this dialog above. Quick Links Categories Recent Discussions.

June 5 in Formulating. Very touchy and a very fine line between too much and not enough. This polymer offers many substantial benefits for formulators and marketers of personal care products. I have been struggling to get these polymers to work in my formulas.

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