Biodegradable film-forming polymer for water resistance

SolAmaze Natural polymer is a novel 100% bio-based, biodegradable, film-forming polymer that offers superior water resistance and pleasing aesthetics for high-SPF emulsion sunscreens. SolAmaze Natural is globally approved and was developed to maintain the performance of leading synthetic polymers while being non-toxic to aquatic life and non-persistent in the environment.

INCI: Diisostearoyl Polyglyceryl-3 Dimer Dilinoleate (and) Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

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Recommended Applications

  • Traditional organic sunscreens up to SPF50+
  • Fully mineral sunscreen formulations
  • Anhydrous sunscreen sticks
  • Daily wear moisturizer with SPF
  • Color cosmetics
  • Face, body, hand and foot creams and lotions

Benefits and Features

SolAmaze Natural polymer has a globally accepted INCI name, which makes it useful in a wide range of systems and in all regions. Other key benefits include:

Film Formation

Proven water resistance and SPF retention at low use levels. 

Aesthetics

Lightweight feel during and after application.

Easy-to-use liquid

Easy to incorporate into emulsion sunscreen formulations.

Additional Information

Biodegradability

The biodegradability of SolAmaze Natural was assessed using the OECD 301D ready biodegradation screening test.

Compatibility

Sunscreen Actives
SolAmaze Natural polymer performs well in typical sunscreen formulations and has excellent compatibility with commonly used sunscreen actives, including Ethylhexyl Salicylate (Octisalate), Homosalate, Octocrylene, Avobenzone, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate (Octinoxate), Benzophenone-3 (Oxybenzone), Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine,Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide.

Other Ingredients
SolAmaze Natural polymer is compatible with a wide range of commonly used biodegradable rheology modifiers and emulsion stabilizers such as Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate (Structure® XL starch), Dehydroxanthan Gum (Amaze™ XT polymer) and Modified Potato Starch (Structure® Solanace™ starch), as well as synthetic ingredients such as Carbomer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, and other frequently used thickeners and polymeric emulsifiers.

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