TEGO® Carbomer 140 G is an excellent viscosity adjuster, viscosity builder and emulsion stabilizer. It is the first Carbomer on the market that is based on n-heptane and ethyl acetate, which are class 3 solvents according to Pharmacopoe Européenne and to USP. TEGO® Carbomer 140 G is especially suitable for cosmetic or pharmaceutical emulsions and gels.
The performance of TEGO® Carbomer 140 G is comparable with conventional powder type products, but it is easier to disperse and easier to handle. TEGO® Carbomer 140 G is soluble in both water and alcohol and can be used over a wide pH range. It is very quickly dispersed in water without the formation of lumps.
It is especially suitable for the preparation of clear water or alcohol-based gels, for the preparation and stabilization of creams,lotions and suspensions and is also recommended for the manufacturing of high viscous emulsions.