acrylates/steareth-20 methacrylate copolymer
- Categories: Texture Enhancer
Acrylates/steareth-20 methacrylate copolymer is a synthetic polymer that blends steareth-20 with one or more forms of methacrylic acid. Functions as a thickening agent in skin care products.
References for this information:
International Journal of Toxicology, September-October 2017, Volume 36, Supplement 5, pages 59S-88S
Contact Dermatitis Cutaneous Allergy Environmental and Occupational Dermatitis, November 2006, Volume 55, Issue 5, pages 257-267
International Journal of Research in Cosmetic Science, February 2016, Volume 6, Issue 1, pages 6-16
See thickening agent
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