Origin: Carbomer is produced by polymerization of acrylic acid to form high-molecular weight, cross-linked polymers of acrylic acid (polyacrylic acid).
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Overview: Carbomer 940 is a gelling polymer thickener that acts as powerful, pH-sensitive gelling thickener useful for making clear gels. It is also used to stabilize emulsions,
- Gel creams
- Hair gels
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 0.% to 0.5% depending on the type of formulation desired viscosity.