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Polymers for Cosmetic and Toiletries

Polymers for Cosmetic and Toiletry Applications are listed below. They are designed to impart a variety of specific characteristics to a variety of color cosmetic and toiletry formulas. These performance enhancing characteristics include, Adhesion, Water Resistance, Flexibility, and Gloss which are rated on a scale from 1 - 10 in the selector guide below.


(Syntran Film Formers and Resins Polymer Technology Platform)



Cosmetic & Toiletries Polymer Selector Guide

(Note: 1 = Least Effective and 10 = Most Effective)


For complete details on any specific polymer, simply click on the name of the polymer in the selector guide that best suits your application.


Product INCI DesignationAdhesionWater ResistanceFlexibilityGlossComments
SyntranŽ 5190Acrylates Copolymer  8  7  10  7  Best balance of adhesion & flexibility  
SyntranŽ 5760Styrene/ Acrylates/ Ammonium Methacrylate Copolymer  10  9  8  6  Excellent water resistance  
SyntranŽ KL-219CAmmonium Acrylates Copolymer  0  0  4  9  Excellent co-emulsifier, pigment disperser & viscosity thinner & stabilizer  
SyntranŽ PC 5100 CosmeticAcrylates Copolymer  9  5  10  7  Good adhesion flexibility