GuarCat™ (Cationic Guar Gum) is a naturally derived water-soluble cationic polymer derived from guar gum. It is a is a high charge, high molecular weight quaternary polymer that provides the dual benefits of conditioning and thickening. It is substantive on anionic surfaces such as hair and skin and is compatible with most anionic surfactants. It imparts a soft and luxurious after-feel to the skin. It develops foam with better stability, lather and skin lubricating properties
GuarCat™ (Cationic Guar Gum) is used in hair and skin care formulations to provide a high level of conditioning, with high viscosity build. Ideal applications include deep conditioning, ethnic hair products, highly damaged/ bleached/treated hair, anti-dandruff shampoos, high active deposition, silicone deposition, soaps, and shaving
Characteristics of GuarCat™ (cationic guar):
- Substantive to hair and skin
- Wet and dry combability
- Protective barrier
- Skin softener
CAS NUM: 65497-29-2
INCI Name: Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride
Colour & Appearance: Light yellow powder
Stable in pH range: 7
Grade: Cosmetic grade
Recommended Usage: 0.1% – 2%
Mixing Method: Should be added into the water (water-phase) of formulation. Gradually add water in a small amount. And keep stirring until it dissolves. Take about 15 minutes for complete dissolution.
Melting Temperature: Avoid Temperature above 60°C
Compatibility: Works well with most ingredients.
Solubility: Beige to tan granular powder
Application: Conditioner, Body wash, Bar soap, Lotions and creams, Wipes, Shave cream and gel, etc.
Country of Origin: USA
Packaging: Our powders are packed in water proof zip lock pouches avoid spillage.
Precaution: You cannot use a true wax, like beeswax , in place of Emulsifying Wax NF. True waxes are not emulsifiers and will not create an emulsion
Recommended Storage: Our powders should be stored in cool temperatures away from direct sunlight and moisture in an airtight container. (Current Lot will expire: 03-2025)
DISCLAIMER: All SOPHIX NATURAL PRODUCTS are for external use only unless otherwise STATED. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.