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GelMaker EMU

GelMaker EMU

Origin: The copolymer is made by polymerization of sodiumacrylate and sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate monomers. Isohexadecane is made in a multi-step process to form a branched C16 hydrocarbon from petroleum derivatives. Polysorbate 80 is obtained by esterification of sorbitol with one or three molecules of a fatty acid including stearic, lauric, oleic, and palmitic acid.

Also Known As: Sodium acrylate / sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, isohexadecane, polysorbate 80

Overview: GelMaker EMU is an emulsifying and gelling polymer thickener. It is a pre-neutralized polymer in an inverse emulsion that forms hydro-swelling droplets in water. It emulsifiers all kinds of oily phases such as silicones and vegetable oils. It can produce cold emulsions, stabilize emulsions, and maintain the viscosity of a formula.

Suggested Uses:

  • Gel-creams
  • Emulsion-gels
  • Cold emulsions
  • Lotions
  • Creams
  • Skin-whitening products
  • Self-tanning products
  • Sun care products
  • Baby care products
  • Mascara
  • Foundations

Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 0.5 to 2% in emulsions. 1% to 5% in gel creams. 12% in oils.

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