Polyquaternium 10

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Thickening quat conditioner of the polymeric quaternary ammonium salt of hydroxyethyl cellulose. Light-yellowish powder, faint odour. Viscosity 1,000-2,500 cps.

Easy soluble in water.

pH value: 5.5 - 6.5 (2% solution).

CAS: 53568-66-4, 54351-50-7, 55353-19-0, 68610-92-4, 81859-24-7

INCI Name: Polyquaternium 10 

  • Cationic quat conditioning agent, adheres readily to hair proteins
  • Provides superb wet compatibility, good manageability & curl retention
  • Builds viscosity making the use of an auxiliary thickener unnecessary
  •  Imparts shine and good detangling and combability
  • Antistatic properties
  • Humectant

Use: Add as is to water phase of formula, use between 0.2 and 2%, common concentration in a shampoo is 0.5%. For external use only. 

Usage rate: .1 to 5%

Applications: All kinds of hair conditioning products including hair shampoos, hair rinses, hair gels.

Country of Origin: USA

Raw material source: Hydroxyethyl cellulose
Manufacture: Polyquaternium-10 is a quaternized cellulose polymer produced by reacting a cationic etherifying agent and hydroxyethyl cellulose.
Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: No data available

Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components

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