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Ganex™ V-216

VP/Hexadecene Copolymer is an oil-soluble liquid film former which makes it quite versatile and allows for the formulations of products without adding any heat.




Product Overview

INCI VP/Hexadecene Copolymer

Acts as a film former, pigment dispersant and suspending agent.   Antaron™ V-216 polymer is provided under the name of Ganex V-216 polymer in the USA.

Product Specifications

Form: Liquid
Typical use level: 1-5%
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

Provides water-resistance
Pigment dispersant
Moisture barrier properties


Ideal for sunscreens, lipsticks, lip balms, liquid make-up, and hair styling products

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