Gaffix™ VC-713 polymer (Copolymer VC-713) INCI Name: Vinyl Caprolactam/VP/Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copolymer

Gaffix VC-713 polymer (sold as Copolymer VC-713 in Europe) is a terpolymer of vinyl caprolactam/vinylpyrrolidone/dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate developed for hair fixative and styling formulations. In hair fixatives, the polymer provides superior holding power at low solids level, even in high humidity environments. It has excellent compatibility with all types of aerosol propellants, including hydrocarbons, and requires no neutralization.

Application Information




Hair Care

Used in hairsprays, gels, mousses, styling lotions/creams, novelty stylers.

  • Superior “natural feel” at low solids level

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Technical Information

Formulations and Solution Properties

Recommended use level: 0.5-4.0 percent solids

Supplied as 37 percent solids in ethanol

Gaffix VC-713 polymer chemistry

Market Information



Product Types or Functions

Personal Care
Hair Care
Fixative and Styling Polymer