Kelco-Care™ diutan gum

Hair-Care Skin-Care
China Compliant -Formerly CFDA

Efficient by nature: Kelco-Care™ diutan gum is a highly efficient rheology modifier and provides the highest level of formulation stability offered from a biogum

Kelco-Care™ diutan gum is a water-soluble biopolymer produced by fermentation designed specifically for use in cosmetics and other personal-care applications. Kelco-Care™ diutan gum has exceptionally good thermal stability, is compatible with high levels of alcohol and polyols, and is readily biodegradable. Kelco-Care™ diutan gum products are manufactured by CP Kelco U.S., INC. Kelco-Care™ is a trademark of CP Kelco and is used under license.

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: Sphingomonas ferment extract

Recommended Use level: 0.05 - 0.5 wt% as supplied

Sustainability: Readily biodegradable

  • Can impart fiber protection and split ends repair
  • Effective across a broad pH range, allowing formulation flexibility
  • Is not degraded by cellulase/amylase enzymes
  • Light skin feel
  • Provides long-term viscosity and system stability over a broad temperature range enabling product consistency over time for consumers
  • Provides 'no-drip' rheology to hair color formulations
  • Provides silky and conditioned sensory to the hair
  • Shear-thinning rheology for smooth flow in hair and skin products
  • Very efficient viscosity builder at lower total solids