Gantrez™ MS-955 polymer INCI Name: Calcium/Sodium PVM/MA Copolymer

Gantrez MS-955 polymer is a mixed sodium and calcium salt of methyl vinyl ether and maleic anhydride copolymer supplied as a powder. The polymer is slowly soluble in water resulting in amber-colored solutions with high viscosity and adhesion. The cations form salt bridges which crosslink the polymer chains.

Application Information

Applications

Description

Benefits

Oral Care

Gantrez MS-955 polymer, a mixed sodium/calcium salt copolymer, can be used directly in the formulation of a denture adhesive. In denture adhesives the salts provide excellent wet adhesive strength and duration of hold.

  • Excellent wet adhesive strength
  • Long-lasting hold
  • Mucoadhesive that enables delivery to mucous membranes

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Technical Information

Formulations and Solution Properties

Properties

   

 

Appearance:

   

White to off-white powder

Molecular Weight (approx.):

   

1,000,000

Viscosity, mPas (11.1 percent solids aq.):

   

700-3,000

Use Level:

   

30-40 percent

 

 

Gantrez MS-955 polymer chemical structure
Gantrez MS-955 polymer chemical structure

Market Information

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Application

Product Types or Functions

Personal Care
Oral Care
Bioadhesive Polymer, Rheology Modifier