Carbomer is a thickening agent that is often used to control the viscosity of products.
Appearance: Fine white powder.
Adding to water: Add very slowly to rapidly agitating water taking care to avoid mixing air into the water. High shear mixers should be avoided. Ideally, it should be the first formulation ingredient added.
Adding to oil: Add slowly while mixing until a smooth homogenous dispersion is obtained. ADDING TO ALCOHOL: Must be added to an alcohol/water blend with high agitation until fully dissolved.
Ingredient Function: Emulsion stabilizer/viscosity increasing agent.
Recommended Usage Rate: 0.02% - 1%
Solubility: Soluble in water
Storage: In a cool, dry place.
Warnings: Pregnant or lactating people, or those with known medical conditions should consult with a physician prior to using product.