Carbopol® Aqua CC polymer

Cleansing Hair-Care Skin-Care

Cationic-compatible rheology modifier for great performance at low pH levels

Carbopol® Aqua CC polymer is a hydrophobically-modified polyacrylate crosspolymer, liquid rheology modifier designed to provide cationic compatibility, smooth flow, shear-thinning rheology, suspension capabilities, and high clarity for low pH applications. It is an ideal choice to thicken both surfactant-based and high cosmetic active aqueous formulations such as facial and body treatments or scrubs and formulations with high levels of cosmetic acids.

Function: <a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Rheology Modifier'>Rheology Modifier</a>&nbsp;/&nbsp;<a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Suspending Agent'>Suspending Agent</a>&nbsp;/&nbsp;<a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Thickener'>Thickener</a>

INCI Name: Polyacrylate-1 Crosspolymer

Recommended Use level: ​Recommended use level is 1 to 15 wt% as supplied

  • Cationic compatibility enabling high levels of cosmetic actives in formulations
  • Compatible with anionic, cationic, amphoteric and nonionic surfactants for broad application fit
  • Excellent clarity in low pH applications allowing for appearance versatility
  • Shear-thinning rheology for smooth flow in hair and skin products
  • Synergistic thickening with salts and surfactants in emulsion and surfactant-based applications for greater formulating ability