Gafquat™ HS-100-O

Gafquat™ HS-100-O is the Optiphen™-preserved version of Gafquat™ HS-100 (preserved with Phenoxyethanol and Caprylyl Glycol). It is a high molecular weight film former with excellent stability at pH extremes, supplied as a 20% solution in water.
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Product Overview

INCI Polyquaternium-28

Gafquat™ HS-100-O is a conditioning agent in permanent wave lotions and hair conditioning products, 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:
Shampoos/conditioners: Up to 1.0% solids
Styling: 2.0 - 4.0% solids

Primary Chemistry: Polyquaternium-28
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
Hair damaged caused by perms
Styling creams
Styling lotions
Styling sprays
Permanent wave solutions