Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

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Low hazard for health. Plant derived with a synthetic portion, biodegradable and suitable for greywater and septic tanks.

Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride is an organic compound that is a water-soluble quaternary ammonium derivative of guar gum. It is used in shampoo's as a conditioning agent. It is cationic ( positively charged) and works by neutralizing the negative charges on hair strands that cause static and tangling.

INCI Name Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride
Ingredient Origins Guar Bean
Role Emollient, Viscosity Modifying Agent
Common Name Guar Gum
EWG Rating 0 - 0
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