Carbopol® SMART 2000 polymer

INCI Name: Acrylates / Beheneth-25 Methacrylate / HEMA Crosspolymer-2

Carbopol® SMART 2000 polymer is a versatile, unique nonionic rheology modifier that allows for greater formulation flexibility and ease of processing with no neutralization required. Works over a broad pH range and imparts excellent clarity and suspending capability in a diverse range of surfactant systems. Efficient and effective over a broad application range.


  • Builds formulations that have exceptional suspension power, enabling striking visuals
  • Can be used to formulate a wide range of products, from traditional body and hand cleansers to high pH soap-based cleansers
  • Delivers exceptional foaming and sensory that will delight consumers
  • Interacts with surfactant to reduce skin irritancy and promotes mild, smooth sensory
  • Simple, easy-to-use liquid thickener – requires no neutralization and can be processed continuously


  • Hair Coloring
  • Shampoo

Primary Functions

  • Rheology Modifier
  • Suspending Agent