This non-ionic thickener and emulsion stabiliser is a great addtion to your cream, lotion or balm as it helps to improve overall stability while thickening the product.
Use level: 0.1-3%
In water, this thickener reaches a maximum viscosity of 4500-6000 mPas at 1% Concentration and 80-120,000 mPas at 2% concentration.
Being non-ionic this thickener can tolerate a wide range of additives without losing viscosity.
Add to the water phase and heat while mixing to speed up hydration. It is possible to form a paste with glycerin before adding to water to help prevent agglomeration. Hydroxyethyl Cellulose has good pH stability and can be used in formulations with pH between 2-10. The cellulose thickener may break down when exposed to 10% solutions of bicarbonate.
Use for: Serum bases, gels, creams and even thickening shampoos and surfactant based products.
New Directions Australia Pty Ltd. does not supply food grade raw materials and therefore cannot waive GST.
Prior to use: Customers should always refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet / Specification Sheet OR the ingredients label as affixed to each product which are current at the time of supply of the product.
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