Appearance: white powder.
Solubility: slightly soluble to soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent film-forming, thickening, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Ingredient description: polymer of starch, acrylamide and acrylic acid, methacrylic acid or one of their simple esters.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
*: Average molecular weight should be marked.
Use as film-forming agent.
Use as thickening agent. eg: food.
Film-forming agent, thickening agent, water retaining agent in personal care products.
Use as emulsion stabilizer, dispersing agent, suspending agent, emulsifying agent.
Use as adhesives.
Use as flocculant.