INCI VP/VA Copolymer PVP/VA I-Series copolymers are linear, random copolymers produced by the free-radical polymerization of the monomers varying from 70/30 to 30/70 vinyl acetate (VA) to vinylpyrrolidone (VP), supplied in isopropanol.
Ideal for both aerosol and non-aerosol hairsprays
Related Applications: Hair Care
Strong, stiff hold
Enhanced high humidity curl retention
Good propellant compatibility
Related Benefits: Curl Retention; Hairstyle Hold
Form: Clear viscous liquid
VP/VA Ratio: 35/65
50% solution in isopropanol
Color (APHA) - as is: 40 max.
K-Value (1% in EtOH): 20-30
Use Level: 0.5 - 6.0% solids
Primary Chemistry: VP/VA Copolymer
Functions: Film Formers; Fixatives and Styling Polymers
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.