Merquat™ Polymers - Personal Care

By: Lubrizol  11-11-2011
Keywords: Polymer

Merquat™ conditioning polymers for more than 50 years have been the most trusted name to deliver exceptional conditioning results in shampoos, conditioners, hair colors and bleaches, perms and relaxers, hair styling products, liquid soaps, shower gels, creams and lotions, soap bars, shaving products and mascaras. Merquat polymers are the broadest range of conditioning polymers on the market today.

For applications that require wet and dry combing performance, positive skinfeel, enhanced foam, moisturization, static reduction, shine, hair color protection, enhanced slip and more, there is a Merquat polymer to meet your needs.

Merquat™ 5 Polymer - Polyquaternium-5
A dry cationic conditioning copolymer consisting of methacryloylox-ethyl trimethyl ammonium methylsulfate (METAMS) and acrylamide.
Product % Solids Preservative Polymer Composition (mole%)
≥ 92 Contains no preservatives METAMS 4%, Acrylamide 96%
Merquat™ 100 Series - Polyquaternium-6
Aqueous solutions of the highly charged cationic homopolymer of diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride.
Product % Solids Preservative Polymer Composition (mole%)
39-44 Contains no preservatives Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 100%
30-36 Contains no preservatives Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 100%
Merquat™ 280 Series - Polyquaternium-22
Ampholytic copolymers of diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride and acrylic acid.
Product % Solids Preservative Polymer Composition (mole%)
39-43 Methyl and propyl paraben Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 65%, Acrylic acid 35%
39-43 Contains no preservatives Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 65%, Acrylic acid 35%
39-43 Contains no preservatives Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 65%, Acrylic acid 35%
35-40 Contains no preservatives Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 95%, Acrylic acid 5%
Merquat™ 3330 Series - Polyquaternium-39
Ampholytic terapolymers of acrylic acid, diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride and acrylamide.
Product % Solids Preservative Polymer Composition (mole%)
≤ 92% Contains no preservatives Acrylic acid 35%, Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 30%, Acrylamide 35%
10.2-11.5 Sodium benzoate Acrylic acid 35%, Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 30%, Acrylamide 35%
9.4-10.4 Sodium benzoate Acrylic acid 22.5%, Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 26.5%, Acrylamide 51%
41.0-45.0 Sodium benzoate Acrylic acid 31%, Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 29%, Acrylamide 40%
9.4-10.4 Methyl and propyl paraben Acrylic acid 35%, Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 30%, Acrylamide 35%
9.4-10.7 Methyl and propyl paraben Acrylic acid 22.5%, Diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride 26.5%, Acrylamide 51%
Merquat™ 2001 Series - Polyquaternium-47
Aqueous solutions of an amphoteric terpolymer of acrylic acid, methacrylamido-propyl trimethyl ammonium chloride (MAPTAC) and methylacrylate (MA).
Product % Solids Preservative Polymer Composition (mole%)
20.0-22.0 Sodium benzoate Acrylic acid 45%, MAPTAC 45%, MA 10%
20.0-22.0 Sodium benzoate Acrylic acid 46%, MAPTAC 46%, MA 8%
Merquat™ 2003PR Polymer - Polyquaternium-53
An aqueous solution of an ampholytic terpolymer consisting of methacrylamidopropyl trimethyl ammonium chloride (MAPTAC), acrylamide and acrylic acid.
Product % Solids Preservative Polymer Composition (mole%)
19.5-22.5 Phenoxy ethanol MAPTAC 40%, Acrylamide 50%, Acrylic acid 10%

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