Versagel® ME Series: Patented gelled emollients using hydrogenated polyisobutene (PIB) as the base. The products exhibit extraordinary good clarity, excellent thermal and UV stability, and a versatile chemical compatibility…
Versagel ME Series
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Versagel ME products are patented gelled emollients (mineral oil-free alternative for labeling) that are suitable for use in many cosmetic and personal care applications. Versagel ME products use Hydrogenated Polyisobutene (PIB) as the base and they exhibit extraordinarily good clarity, excellent thermal and UV stability, and versatile chemical compatibility.
A unique property of these materials is their suspension capability for fine particles. Depending on the particle size and surface affinity, these materials can be utilized to maintain stable suspensions of zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, iron oxide, talc, decorative glitters, and more. Versagel ME products have excellent clarity that allows unique items such as glitter, wax beads, and other materials to be suspended.
They are easier and safer to handle and formulate than gels that use metal stearates or fumed silica. They provide fragrance retention in skincare products and furnish waterproofing properties to sunscreen products. Furthermore, they are hydrophobic, thermally reversible, and without syneresis (oil bleed).
Features & Benefits of Versagel ME Series
- Improves emulsion stability
- Replacement for mineral oil in personal care formulations
- Proven track record with gelled baby oil
- Shear thickening (returns to original form once shear force is ceased)
- Facial Moisturizer
- Body Lotion
- Baby Oil Gel
- Suntan Oil Gel
- Massage Oil
- Lip Gloss
- Ethnic Hair Gels
- Versagel® ME 500 (Preserved with BHT)
- Versagel® ME 750 (Preserved with BHT)
- Versagel® ME 1600 (Preserved with BHT)
- Versagel® ME 2000 (Preserved with BHT)
- Versagel® ME 500 T (Preserved with Tinogard TT )
- Versagel® ME 750 T (Preserved with Tinogard TT )
- Versagel® ME 1600 T (Preserved with Tinogard TT )
*T designation in the product name indicates the inclusion of the antioxidant Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate|Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate. All others include BHT as the antioxidant
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Hydrogenated Polyisobutene (and) Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer (and) Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer
Versagel ME 500, Versagel ME 750, Versagel ME 1600, Versagel ME 2000, Versagel ME 500 T, Versagel ME 750 T, Versagel ME 1600 T