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Carbomer 941

Carbomer 941 is a cross-linked polyacrylate polymer with outstanding long-flow property in mucilage. It offers excellent clarity in gels and gives permanent emulsions and suspensions at low viscosity, even with ionic systems. 
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Description
Carbomer 941 is a cross-linked polyacrylate polymer with outstanding long-flow property in mucilage. It offers excellent clarity in gels and gives permanent emulsions and suspensions at low viscosity, even with ionic systems. 
 
Features and Benefits   
- Outstanding long flow property
- Highly efficient at moderate and low concentration. 
- High clarity 
 
Recommended Applications 
- Topical lotions, creams and gels
- Clear gels
- Moderately ionic systems 
 
Formula Guidelines
- Typical recommended dosage at 0.2~1.5%. 
- To disperse Carbomer 941 completely, it should be slowly and carefully sifted to dispersion medium while the mix is stirred rapidly to avoid formation of lumps; Extremely high shear rate mixer should be carefully employed to avoid viscosity loss.   
- The ideal viscosity can be achieved at ph ranges of 5.0~10.0; To achieve maximum thickening, Carbomer 941 should be neutralized; in a hydoalcoholic system, a correct neutralizer must be chosen carefully based on the amount of alcohol to be gelled.    
- After neutralization, high-shear and lasting stirring should be avoided to keep stable thickening ability.