Kelco-Care™ diutan gum

Hair-Care Skin-Care
China Compliant -Formerly CFDA

Efficient by nature: Kelco-Care™ diutan gum is a highly efficient rheology modifier and provides the highest level of formulation stability offered from a biogum

Kelco-Care™ diutan gum is a water-soluble biopolymer produced by fermentation designed specifically for use in cosmetics and other personal-care applications. Kelco-Care™ diutan gum has exceptionally good thermal stability, is compatible with high levels of alcohol and polyols, and is readily biodegradable. This innovative technology won the Innovation Zone Silver Prize for Functional Ingredients at In-Cosmetics Korea 2021. Kelco-Care™ diutan gum products are manufactured by CP Kelco U.S., INC. Kelco-Care™ is a trademark of CP Kelco and is used under license.

Function: <a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Rheology Modifier'>Rheology Modifier</a>&nbsp;/&nbsp;<a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Suspending Agent'>Suspending Agent</a>&nbsp;/&nbsp;<a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Thickener'>Thickener</a>

INCI Name: Sphingomonas ferment extract

Recommended Use level: 0.05 - 0.5 wt% as supplied

Sustainability: Readily biodegradable

  • Can impart fiber protection and split ends repair
  • Effective across a broad pH range, allowing formulation flexibility
  • Is not degraded by cellulase/amylase enzymes
  • Light skin feel
  • Provides long-term viscosity and system stability over a broad temperature range enabling product consistency over time for consumers
  • Provides 'no-drip' rheology to hair color formulations
  • Provides silky and conditioned sensory to the hair
  • Shear-thinning rheology for smooth flow in hair and skin products
  • Very efficient viscosity builder at lower total solids