Gafquat™ HS-100

Gafquat™ HS-100 is a high molecular weight film former with excellent stability at pH extremes, supplied as a 20% solution in water.
Product Overview
INCI Polyquaternium-28

Gafquat™ HS-100 is a paraben-preserved conditioning agent in permanent wave lotions, conditioning shampoos, rinse conditioners. It is a film former in styling products and an additive for improved feel in moisturizing creams and lotions.
Product Specifications
Form: Highly viscous 20% aqueous solution in water, clear water-white
Viscosity @ 25°C: 35,000 - 95,000 cps
pH: 7.0 - 8.0
Use level: Up to 1.0% solids for shampoos and conditioners, 2.0 - 4.0% solids for styling products
Features & Benefits
Excellent stability at pH extremes
Good wet and dry combing
Resistant to high humidity
Good curl retention in leave-on hair styling products
Clear, non-tacky films
Enhances hair luster
Flexible hold
Styling and conditioning in one step
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
Problems Solved
Damage to hair caused by permanent wave systems
Applications
Styling
Shampoo
Conditioner
Styling creams
Styling lotions
Gels
Mousses
Pomades
Waxes
Pastes
Styling sprays
Permanent wave solutions