AquaCat™ clear cationic solution INCI Name: Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

AquaCat clear cationic solutions are clear aqueous solutions of cationic guar, developed specifically for use as substantive polymeric conditioners for hair and skin care applications. They have been shown to be compatible and to maintain unsurpassed finished product clarity with a wide variety of both anionic and amphoteric surfactant blends.
Finished product clarity may be achieved even at relatively high use levels. AquaCat solutions are supplied as ready-to-use, 10 percent nominal solids, clear liquid, odor-free solutions, requiring no heat or pH adjustment.
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Hair Care
Skin Care

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Formulations and solution properties

AquaCat clear cationic solutions are available in three distinct formulas:

AquaCat CG518 solution, the flagship product in the line, is highly effective for any clear, conditioning shampoo formulations
AquaCat PF618 solution, just like the original conditioner, but paraben-free
AquaCat iC solution, the latest of the product line, is a deposition polymer and conditioner, and is also paraben-free.

Appearance Clear pale, amber liquid
Total solids, weight % 10.0 nominal
pH 5.0 - 7.0
Density, g/cc 1.04 - 1.06
Viscosity, as received, cps < 400

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Product Types or Functions

Personal Care - Hair Care
Hair Care
Conditioning Polymer, Film Former
Personal Care - Skin Care
Skin Care
Conditioning Polymer, Film Former