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SEPPIC - SEPINOV™ WEO

SEPINOV™ WEO

Universal Powder Polymer for EO free concepts

SEPINOV™ WEO is a polymer derived from the Ecodesign development intended to reduce environmental impact, one of SEPPIC’s three CSR pillars.

It is a universal, EO (ethylene oxide)-free, thickening-stabilizing-texturizing polymer. In the form of a concentrated powder, it has good resistance to electrolytes and imparts a light, satin-like skin feel.

Characteristics

INCI: Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer

Properties

  • Ready-to-use: pre-neutralized powder
  • Cold or hot process
  • Wide pH range: 3-12
  • Multifunctional: thickening, stabilizing and texturizing
  • Stabilizes and emulsifies all types of fatty phase
  • Good resistance to electrolytes due to its concentrated powder form
  • Forms clear aqueous gels
  • Sprayable fluid to thick textures
  • Compatible with solvents, DHA, AHAs, sun filters and sunscreens, pigments, etc.


Consumer benefits

  • Smooth, shiny and soft texture
  • Easy to spray or pick up depending on the consistency
  • Light and satin-like skin feel

Applications

  • Face & body care
  • Suncare
  • Self-tanning
  • Hair care
  • Make-up

Specific Regulations

Approved in China (listed in IECIC 2015)

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