Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride


Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride

Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride is a chemical found in many popular shampoos like Organics or Head & Shoulders. It is a water-soluble quaternary derivative of natural guar gum, and impartsconditioning properties to shampoos and after-shampoo hair care products. The effects of the cationiccharge density, guar concentration in aqueous solution, and treatment time on bleached European hair werestudied. An mechanical testing method developed by M.L. Garcia and J. Diaz (2) was successfully applied to determinethe efficacy of cationic guars to improve the ease of combing. The results were confirmed in a shampooformulation on both virgin and bleached hair.

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*http://www.patentstorm.us/patents/5817608-description.html


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