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Aculyn™ 38 

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Acrylates/Vinyl Neodecanoate Crosspolymer

Aculyn™ 38 is an alkali-swellable anionic acrylic polymer emulsion (ASE) that is lightly crosslinked to impart a short pseudoplastic flow. It is a liquid, cold-processable product that instantaneously thickens upon neutralization providing ease of handling and increased manufacturing efficiency. It can be used in facial cleansers, shampoos and spray sunscreens.



Dow Consumer & Industrial Solutions is a major developer and manufacturer of ingredients used in Personal Care and Cosmetics. Its ACUDYNE™ hair fixative resins deliver exceptional hold and humidity resistance without flaking. Dow's METHOCEL™ water soluble cellulose (methylcellulose and hyroxypropyl methylcellulose) ethers are excellent thickeners, binders, film-formers, and water-retainers.

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