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Guar Gum Cationic Powder

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Cationic Guar Gum is a conditioning agent. It provides substantiality, favourable effect on wet and dry compatibility and compatibility with anionic surfactants. It is used in shampoos and hair after-treatment preparations and is an effective non-gelling thickener and viscosity enhancer.

It has additional conditioning effect due to the quaternary polymer structure as compared to regular guar gum. 

It can boost foam when combined with surfactants

Use Rate: 1.0 - 1.5% as a viscosity modifer; 0.15-0.25% for conditioning 

pH:  9.5 - 11.0
Nitrogen:  1.8%

Appearance: Beige to tan granular powder
Solubility: Soluble in water

Add the powder to the vortex of well-agitated warm water and mix until dispersed. Adjust to pH 7.0 or less to remove the boron treatment and promote hydration of the polymer (citric acid,  concentrated lemon juice  or lactic acid can be used to adjust the pH as needed). Continue mixing for 15 minutes for full viscosity development.

CAS: 65497-29-2

 INCI: Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride

Use: Dissolve in water and stir thoroughly. Guar gum has a high pH >9 in order to thicken the solution that contains the guar gum the pH has to be <7. Add a tiny amount of citric acid or concentrated lemon juice to reach a lower pH and the solution is thickening. 

For external use only.

Applications: Opaque, pearlized shampoos, conditioners, lotions, creams, body washes, shower gels.

Country of Origin: USA

 Raw material source: Guar beans (Cyamopsis Tetragonolobus)

 Manufacture: Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride is produced by the thermo-mechanical treatment of the seeds of guar beans to obtain galactomannan which is then reacted with the quaternary ammonium salt propyltrimonium chloride.

 Animal Testing: Not animal tested

 GMO: GMO free but not certified

Cationic Guar Gum has an 83% natural origin content from renewable guar gum

 Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components