Polyquaternium-22 is a Copolymer of dimethyldiallyl ammonium chloride and acrylic acid.
Polyquaternium-22 is a highly charged cationic co-polymer that is capable of demonstrating both anionic and cationic characteristics.This co-polymer demonstrates excellent pH stability and is ideal for using as conditioning polymers in hair and skin care products.The copolymers are recommended to improve wet and dry properties of hair care products, and to enhance feel in skin care products.
Polyquaternium-22 contributes slip, lubricity and richness to form. Improves wet combability in shampoo formulations and also improves the overall manageability of hair. Imparts smooth, velvety feel to the skin and provides excellent moisturization. Exhibits excellent after-bath skin feel and it reduces tightness after drying skin. Bath foam products acquire richer foam with improved stability.
Polyquaternium-22 is used in shampoos, conditioners, bleaches, hair dyes, permanent waves, styling products, moisturizing creams, lotions, bath products, shaving products and soaps.