Carbomers are synthetic high-molecular-weight polymers of acrylic acid that are crosslinked with either allyl sucrose or allyl pentaerythritol
|Typical use level|
0.1 - 1%
|Benefits / Claims|
Wide range of viscosity profiles.
Very high yield values, even at low concentrations
Stable rheology: temperature variations have minimal impact on the viscosity of the polymer dispersions.
Taste masking of some bitter tasting drugs.