Polysurf™ 67 CS

Polysurf™ 67 CS is unique in that it functions as an associative thickener, meaning it not only thickens aqueous systems via chain entanglement and conventional hydrogen bonding, but also via hydrophobe interactions.
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Product Overview
INCI Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose

In addition to associative thickening of aqueous systems, Polysurf™ 67 CS is chosen for its shear-thinning behavior and broad pH stability, providing an elegant and non-tacky feel to both skin and hair care products.
Product Specifications
Form: Free-flowing powder
Molecular weight: 550,000
Viscosity: 9,000 - 14,000 cps
Use level: 0.5 - 1.5%
Features & Benefits
Imparts slip and lubricity
Pseudoplastic behavior
Salt tolerance
Thickening of glucoside surfactants
Stable over broad (3.5 - 11.0) pH range
Coemulsification properties help to stabilize emulsion systems
Provides stability for complex anionic, cationic or nonionic surfactant systems
Thickens cationic emulsions
Functions as a binder, stabilizer, film former, and suspension agent
Readily dissolves in hot or cold water
Surface-treated to temporarily delay hydration of the particles
Vegan suitable
Problems Solved
Stringiness of surfactant-based systems
Tacky skin feel
Ideal for shampoos, conditioners, styling products, body care, facial care