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Ganex™ V-220

VP/Eicosene Copolymer is an oil-soluble film former that provides water resistance and wear resistance.


375lb Drum



Product Overview

INCI: VP/Eicosene Copolymer

In sunscreen formulas with organic UV filters, Ganex V-216 film formers are known to be SPF boosters. In color cosmetic formulas and mineral-based sunscreens, these film formers and waterproofers also help with pigment dispersion and improve SPF. Antaron™ V-220 polymer is provided under the name of Ganex V-220 polymer in the USA.

Product Specifications

Form: Off-white to yellow waxy solid
Melt Point: 37°C
Add to oil phase with heat
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%

Features & Benefits

Film former
Pigment dispersant
Boosts SPF
Improved stick integrity
Better feeling, more efficacious sunscreens in different product forms
Longer wear and wear resistance
Waterproofing and moisture barrier
Eyelash curling
Reduce appearance of white residue in antiperspirant sticks
Transfer resistance


Ideal for emulsion, gel cream, gel, mousse, solution, spray emulsions, masks, solids/sticks

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