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Ashland™ 981 Carbomer

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Ashland™ 981 Carbomer is a cross-linked polymer of acrylic acid that is a useful thickening, stabilizing, and suspending agent. It is used in a wide variety of cosmetic and toiletry applications. This product gives excellent emulsion and suspension stability at low viscosities, including some ionic systems. It is a more efficient thickener than Ashland™ 980 carbomer at low concentrations and provides long flow characteristics.

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Ashland develops and produces a comprehensive line of biofunctionals, fixative and styling polymers, bioadhesives, and rheology and conditioning polymers for the Personal Care industry. To help formulators create blockbuster innovations, Ashland focuses on breakthrough chemistries that deliver advanced performance properties in hair care, skin care, sun care, and oral care products.

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