Merquat™ 280NP polymer

Cleansing Hair-Care
China Compliant -Formerly CFDA

Excellent conditioning in extreme pH applications and non-preserved

Merquat™ 280NP polymer is an aqueous, cationic copolymer that demonstrates ampholytic characteristics and is non-preserved. The polymer has excellent stability in extreme pH applications making it ideally suited for use in high pH products as well as shampoos. Merquat 280NP polymer is also recommended for ethnic hair care, hair color, and depilatories. 

Function: <a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Conditioner'>Conditioner</a>&nbsp;/&nbsp;<a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Sensory Modifier'>Sensory Modifier</a>

Ingredient Name: <div class="ExternalClassB424B80983E5480F9C0882F74A3740A8">Polyquaternium-22</div>

Recommended Use level: ​Recommended use level is 1.0 to 3.0 wt% as supplied

  • Enables the reduction of ammonia and hair dye levels
  • Helps to improve the saturation of hair colors
  • Improves the wet combability of hair dyes and provides a smooth, soft feel to hair
  • Improves wet and dry combing in shampoo systems
  • Provides stable, rich and dense foam
  • Provides superior conditioning properties in high pH systems