Ganex™ V-216

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Ganex™ V-216 is an oil-soluble liquid film former. This versatile polymer provides water and wear resistance in sun care products and color cosmetics.
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Product Overview
INCI VP/Hexadecene Copolymer

Ganex™ V-216 acts as a film former, pigment dispersant, and suspending agent.
Product Specifications
Form: Viscous liquid
VP/Alkyl ratio: 20/80
Tg: 155°C
Solubility: Oil, alcohol
Use level: 1-5%, typically 1-2%
For lip care, suggested use level:
5-30%
For color cosmetics, suggested use level: Up to 5.0%
For novel hair stylers, suggested use level: up to 2.0%
Primary Chemistry: VP/Hexadecene Copolymer
Features & Benefits
Film former
Pigment dispersant
Water resistance
Wear resistance (long-wear)
Transfer resistance
Improves SPF retention
Hydrophobic
Cold processable
Waterproofing and moisture barrier properties
Enables efficacious sunscreens in a variety of product forms
Eyelash curling
Reduces appearance of white residue in antiperspirant sitcks
Vegan suitable
Problems Solved
Sunscreen rinses off when swimming
Applications
Sunscreen
Lipstick
Lip balm
Liquid makeup
Mascara
Hair styling
Leave-on skin care
Emulsions
Gel
Gel cream
Mousse
Spray emulsions
Solids/sticks