Carbopol® 940 Polymer 

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Carbopol® 940 Polymer is an efficient carbomer thickener at high viscosity and forms sparkling, clear, water or hydro-alcoholic gels. It has an extremely short flow property (non-drip). Suggested applications of this product include clear gels, hydro-alcoholic gels, and creams.



Lubrizol manufactures polymers, lanolin and lanolin derivatives, specialty silicones, emulsifiers and more for the Personal Care and Cosmetics industry. Lubrizol’s ingredients can be used for a variety of effects in formulations including thickening, stabilizing, increasing clarity, improving mildness, rheology, reducing irritation, improving foam quality, adding conditioning benefits, and increasing humidity resistance.


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