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.
“Wet look” gels, water-based aerosol mousses, used in anhydrous aerosols, gels, mousses, styling creams/lotions, hair colorants, pomades, waxes, pastes
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: 70/30
50% solution in isopropanol
Color (APHA) - as is: 80 max.
K-Value (1% in EtOH): 28-36
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.