Polygal ag


INCI Name: Hydroxypropyl Guar

Polycos A-240 HV BF is a non-ionic hydroxypropyl guar. This natural polymeric thickener swells and develops viscosity quickly. It comes at different levels of viscosities and has good salt and alcohol tolerance and is easily dispersible.

Polycos A-Series products are as rheology modifier ideal for thickening formulations and hydro alcoholic solutions and provide an emollient and lubricating film forming effect to the skin. They can be used as viscosity modifier, emulsion and foam stabilizer, in a wide range of personal care applications.

Key Features

  • Reduction of skin irritation and redness induced by detergents
  • Reduction of skin stiffening caused by surfactants
  • Skin protection by supplying a thin film of polymer
  • Providing a softened skin surface with a smooth silky feel and after feel
  • Providing in shaving products lubricity and improves facial skin after feel
  • Stabilize oil-in-water emulsion systems and foam
  • Impart slip in extrusion and on skin

Recommended Applications

  • Conventional shampoos and conditioning products
  • Bath and shower gels especially in pearlescent and opaque formulations
  • Cleansing liquid washes and soaps for body, hand, and face
  • Cleaning bar soaps
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Hairstyling products
  • Shaving and after-shave products
  • Skin and facial care like moisturizers, lotions and mousses
  • Sun care products