VP/Eicosene Copolymer polymer film former is the flaked version of Ganex V-220 polymer film former.
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.
Form: Off-white to yellow waxy flake
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%
Film formerRelated Benefits
Improved stick integrity
Better feeling, more efficacious sunscreens in different product forms
Longer wear and wear resistance
Waterproofing and moisture barrier
Reduce appearance of white residue in antiperspirant sticks
Ideal for emulsion, gel cream, gel, mousse, solution, spray emulsions, masks, solids/sticks
Ashland personal care specialties is a diverse product line that consists of conditioning and sun protecting agents, thickeners, opacifiers, and emollients, including a variety of fixative and styling polymers. Products are grouped to serve two primary applications: hair care and skin care.