Merquat™ 550PR polymer

Cleansing Hair-Care Skin-Care
China Compliant -Formerly CFDA Halal

Highest conditioning, non-paraben, lowest acrylamide in the PQ-7 family and improved compatibility and clarity in anionic systems

Merquat™ 550PR polymer is a low acrylamide, non-paraben, aqueous, cationic copolymer developed for improved compatibility and clarity in anionic surfactant systems. This highly substantive copolymer is recommended to improve wet and dry properties of hair care products and to enhance feel in skin care and bath and shower products. The Merquat 550™ polymer line results in the highest conditioning in the PQ-7 family.

Function: <a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Conditioner'>Conditioner</a>&nbsp;/&nbsp;<a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Foam Enhancer'>Foam Enhancer</a>&nbsp;/&nbsp;<a href='/Personal-Care/Products/Product-Finder?ingredientType=Functional&functions=Sensory Modifier'>Sensory Modifier</a>

INCI Name: Polyquaternium-7

Recommended Use level: Recommended use level is 1.0 to 5.0 wt% as supplied

  • Imparts a smooth, velvety feel
  • Improves slip and moisturization in skin care products
  • Improves wet combing and detangling properties of hair
  • Provides luster and soft feel
  • Provides rich, creamy foam to shampoos and bath and shower products
  • Reduces tightness after drying, provides excellent moisturization in bath and shower products