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POLYCOS CA-3002

INCI Name: Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

POLYCOS CA-3002 is a naturally derived but synthetically modified, cationic polysaccharide, containing borates for retarded swelling.  It was developed for hair care formulations with a full range of conditioning and texturizing features.  It is used as a viscosity controlling skin conditioning film forming antistatic.


POLYCOS CA-3002 has a high molecular weight and a high charge density. It is substantive to hair and has a superior effect on wet and dry combability. It delivers a silky, smooth feel to hair.

Key Features

  • High molecular weight and a high charge density
  • Yellowish, fine powder, slightly opaque in solution
  • Substantive to hair and has a superior effect on wet and dry combability
  • Delivers a silky, smooth feel to hair
  • Easily dispersible in cold water
  • Forms translucent shampoos and other translucent personal care solutions
  • Use between 0.1 and 0.5% for cosmetic formulations and as a conditioning agent in shampoos

Recommended Applications

  • Conditioning polymer and thickening agent in shampoos and other cosmetic formulations