Suitable applications for Carbopol 941 NF: Topical
Residual solvent for Carbopol 941 NF: Benzene
Recommended non-benzene substitute products for Carbopol 941 NF: Carbopol® 971P NF and 981 NF polymers
Carbopol® 941 NF polymer can be used to produce low-viscosity lotions and gels with good clarity. The polymer has long flow rheology similar to honey.
Lubrizol's benzene polymerized polymers do not meet the European Pharmacopeial "Carbomers" monograph because the residual benzene levels exceed the 2 ppm limit stipulated in the monograph.