Hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC)

Rated 5.0 out of 5
2 Reviews
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INCI:Hydroxyethylcellulose

A naturally derived, water soluble thickener, particularly suited to simple aqueous systems and liquid soaps.

Usage: 0.2 - 2%
pH: Broad
Charge: Non Ionic
Method: Add to water then prolonged high shear OR alkalise to pH > 7.0 and stir until hydrated. The final pH of your product can be adjusted once product has thickened.

This product is intended for external use only
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Rated 5 out of 5
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great thickener

very useful for thickening products

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Rated 5 out of 5
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New ingredient for me

Wanted a gel base for a product I'm working on. This works well. Has a slightly slimy feel but that could be the glycerine too.

Faster to gel if the mixture is warm.

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