Biodegradable film-forming polymer for water resistance

INCI: Diisostearoyl Polyglyceryl-3 Dimer Dilinoleate (and) Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

SolAmaze® Natural polymer is a novel 100% bio-based, biodegradable, film-forming polymer that offers superior water resistance and pleasing aesthetics for high-SPF emulsion sunscreens. SolAmaze™ Natural is globally approved and was developed to maintain the performance of leading synthetic polymers while being non-toxic to aquatic life and non-persistent in the environment.

Recommended Applications

  • Traditional organic sunscreens up to SPF50+
  • Fully mineral sunscreen formulations
  • Anhydrous sunscreen sticks
  • Daily wear moisturizer with SPF
  • Color cosmetics
  • Face, body, hand and foot creams and lotions

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Benefits and Features

SolAmaze™ Natural polymer has a globally accepted INCI name, which makes it useful in a wide range of systems and in all regions. Other key benefits include:

Film Formation

Proven water resistance and SPF retention at low use levels. 

Aesthetics

Lightweight feel during and after application.

Easy-to-use liquid

Easy to incorporate into emulsion sunscreen formulations.

Additional Information

Biodegradability

The biodegradability of SolAmaze® Natural was assessed using the OECD 301D ready biodegradation screening test.

Compatibility

Sunscreen Actives
SolAmaze® Natural polymer performs well in typical sunscreen formulations and has excellent compatibility with commonly used sunscreen actives, including Ethylhexyl Salicylate (Octisalate), Homosalate, Octocrylene, Avobenzone, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate (Octinoxate), Benzophenone-3 (Oxybenzone), Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine,Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide.

Other Ingredients
SolAmaze® Natural polymer is compatible with a wide range of commonly used biodegradable rheology modifiers and emulsion stabilizers such as Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate (Structure® XL starch), Dehydroxanthan Gum (Amaze® XT polymer) and Modified Potato Starch (Structure® Solanace™ starch), as well as synthetic ingredients such as Carbomer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, and other frequently used thickeners and polymeric emulsifiers.

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