Gafquat™ 440

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Gafquat™ 440 is a film former supplied as a flowable 30% alcoholic solution with an average molecular weight of 100,000. It has low tack and provides a smooth, silky feel to hair.
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Product Overview
INCI Polyquaternium-11

Gafquat™ cationic conditioning copolymers provide enhanced substantivity. They were developed to provide a smoother, more conditioned feel to styled hair and to help protect against thermal and mechanical damage caused by blow drying and brushing.

Product Specifications
Form: Highly viscous 30% aqueous solution in ethanol, clear water-white
Viscosity @ 25°C: 20,000 - 60,000 cps
Average molecular weight: 100,000
pH: 5.0 - 6.5
Use level: 0.25 - 8.0% solids
Features & Benefits
Thermal and mechanical protection
Good wet and dry combing
Resistant to high humidity
Good curl retention
Clear, non-tacky films
Builds body
Enhances hair luster
Manageability
Flexible hold
Styling and conditioning in one step
Improves foam aesthetics
Easy shampoo removability
Smooth skin application with desirable after-feel
Forms a sprayable polyelectrolyte matrix when used in conjunction with one of the following rheology modifiers: Carbomer 980/940 and RapiThix™ A-60
Compatible with nonionic and cationic polymers
Water and alcohol compatible
Can be formulated with nonionic and anionic thickeners
Vegan suitable
Applications
Hair styling
Mousses
Gels
Pomades
Waxes
Pastes
Leave-in conditioning lotions
Styling sprays