The applications of Carbomer (PAA)

Carbomer (PAA) has been existence more than 50 years, and its application in the market has been mature. Carbomer (PAA) has developed many different viscosities and specifications to meet market requirements, mainly as a thickener, emulsifier, or suspending agent.

In personal care:

Carbomer (PAA) has been commonly used in shampoo, body wash, toothpaste, gel, and lotion. In addition, Carbomer can also be used as an emulsifier in external oil-in-water emulsion formulations.

In the pharmaceutical industry:

Carbomer (PAA) has great potential in the pharmaceutical industry due to its high bioadhesion, bioavailability, sustained-release properties, and permanent suspension. Carbomer (PAA) can be used as a release regulator to control the release of drugs, or it can be used as a bioadhesive to make it adhere to the skin and mucous membranes, and produce a wide range of viscosity and flow characteristics in the transdermal gel; it can also be used as a permanent suspension of insoluble ingredients in oral suspensions and topical medications. Carbomer (PAA) is very useful as the main component of the drug delivery gel system and is suitable for oral, ophthalmology, intestinal, nasal, vaginal, and rectal drugs. Common drug forms are lozenges, transdermal patches, oral suspensions Agents, and creams.

In paints and dyestuffs:

Commonly used in paints, nail polishes, nail transfer liquids, or hair dyes as thickeners or thickeners to control fluidity or adhesion.

Carbomer 934

Rheology:short

Viscosity: medium-high

Transparency: medium

Application:

  • Cosmetics and spray products
  • As a taste masking ingredient in medicine
  • Used as a slow-release and suspending agent in ophthalmic administration products

Carbomer 940

Rheology:Very short

Viscosity: high

Transparency: high

Application:

  • Make high-viscosity liquid or gel thickener for cosmetics
  • As the main ingredient of stabilizer and rheology modifier for surfactant-free cosmetic formulations
  • Used as the main component of the drug delivery gel system
  • Used as a thickener and slow-release agent in oral mucosal adhesion preparations

Carbomer 941

Rheology: long

Viscosity: low

Transparency: high

Application:

  • Permanent emulsions and suspensions with low viscosity
  • Used as the main component of the drug delivery gel system
  • Used as a thickener and slow-release agent in oral mucosal adhesion preparations

Carbomer 971

Rheology: long

Viscosity: low

Transparency: high

Application:

  • As a taste masking ingredient in medicine
  • Preparation of inhalable dry powder with improved drug release characteristics
  • Used as a thickener and slow-release agent in oral mucosal adhesion preparations
  • Used as a slow-release agent for gastric therapeutic drugs

The potential of HOPAX's Carbomer in market applications:

Carbomer manufactured by HOPAX uses ethyl acetate to polymerize, and no benzene remains. Compared with Carbomer that uses benzene to polymerize, it is the preferred alternative to resin in toxicology. It is more suitable for pharmaceutical and personal care products. In addition, we can provide heavy metal detection according to your needs. In any case, HOPAX is definitely your best choice to buy Carbomer!

Further Reading: What is Carbomer (PAA)

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Release date:2021.12.27