RHEOLOGY MODIFIERS

Rheology modifiers are multi-functional ingredients that significantly impact viscosity, stability, and performance by creating structure. Most personal care formulations contain a rheology modifier.

ApplicationsProductINCI Name% ActiveRecommended Dosage and/or pH RangeDescription & Uses
Bath & ShowerFLOCARE™ DE 15AAcrylates Copolymer28.5 - 31.57 - 9%; pH 6.2 - 6.8Thicken surfactant bases, allows clear shampoo formulations, enhances pearlescence and suspension properties.
Bath & ShowerFLOGEL™ FG 900Carbomer>92pH: 5 - 10Efficient thickening and stabilization. Soluble in water and alcohol. Provides high viscosity even at concentrations <1%. Designed for hair sprays or hair styling gels.
Bath & ShowerFLOGEL™ FG 1000Carbomer>92pH: 5 - 10Efficient thickening and stabilization. Soluble in water and alcohol. Provides high viscosity even at concentrations <1%.
Hair CareFLOCARE™ DE 15AAcrylates Copolymer28.5 - 31.68 - 9%; pH 6.2 - 6.8Thicken surfactant bases, allows clear gel formulations, enhances pearlescence and suspension properties.
Hair CareFLOCARE™ ES 502Sodium Polyacrylate, Mineral Oil, Trideceth-6 50pH: 6 - 11Rich texture with a powder effect. Provides viscosity and a creamy texture.
Hair CareFLOCARE™ ET 1237 PP1Polyquaternium-37, Mineral Oil, PPG-1 Trideceth-648 - 522.5 - 3%: pH: 3 - 8Single additives to deliver thickening and conditioning performance. Allows formulators to optimize the ingredients used in a cationic system.
Hair CareFLOCARE™ ET 1737 GPGPolyquaternium 37, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, PPG-1 Trideceth-648 - 522.5 - 3%; pH 3 - 8High thickening efficiency. Designed for use in the presence of non-ionic and cationic ingredients. Viscosifies and conditions all-in-one.
Hair CareFLOCARE™ PSD 1037 LVPolyquaternium-37>851 - 2%; pH: 3 - 8 Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Also provides hair combability, elasticity, and shine. Recommended if high electrolyte stability is required.
Hair CareFLOCARE™ PSD 1037 XTPolyquaternium-37>851 - 2%; pH: 3 - 8 Increases volume effect, especially for fine hair. Helps increase wet hair combing force. Can be used to develop transparent formulations.
Hair CareFLOGEL™ FG 900Carbomer>92pH: 5 - 10Efficient thickening and stabilization. Soluble in water and alcohol. Provides high viscosity even at concentrations <1%. Designed for hair sprays or hair styling gels.
Hair CareNATURSOL™ EMI 132Sodium Acrylate / Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer & C15-19 Alkane & Lauryl Glucoside1TBD67% naturally derived. Allows formulators to develop formulations with 99% naturality. Light texture that changes upon the application and provides an ultra-soft skin after-feel.
Skin CareFLOCARE™ ET 30Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate (ATBS) Copolymer, Mineral Oil, Trideceth-6 58pH: 3 - 11High electrolyte stability, glossy, light, and soft skin feel, velvet effect.
Skin CareFLOCARE™ ET 36 VSodium Acrylate/ATBS Copolymer, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Trideceth-6, Sorbitan Laurate 57pH: 3 - 12Light and soft skin after-feel. Used in anti-aging or anti-acne creams.
Skin CareFLOCARE™ ET 76Sodium Polyacrylate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Trideceth-6 57pH: 6 - 11Easy to pick up and spread. 'Silicone-like' gliding with a velvet finish.
Skin CareFLOCARE™ ET 100Sodium Polyacrylate, Ethylhexyl Stearate, Trideceth-657pH: 6 - 11Glossy, fast absorption, extra soft, and non-tacky after-feel, good consistency, and pick-up. Long lasting moisturization.
Skin CareFLOCARE™ ET 305Polyacrylamide, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Laureth 7 41pH: 3 - 10Good electrolyte stability, soft and smooth skin feel, velvet effect.
Skin CareFLOCARE™ PSD 30Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate (ATBS) Copolymer >85pH: 3 - 11Light and melting textures. Non-tacky and non-greasy, suitable for serum and hydro-alcohol gels.
Skin CareFLOCARE™ SK 410Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate> 90pH: 3.5 - 10Crystal clear formulations or emulsions with high viscosity and light, non-sticky after-feel . Acts as a viscosity booster and emulsion stabilizer.
Skin CareFLOCARE™ SK 425Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate> 90pH: 3.5 - 10Crystal clear formulations or emulsions with medium viscosity and ultra soft after-feel. Delivers extreme resistance to electrolytes and provides foam stabilization.