Where is polyquaternary ammonium used?

Where is polyquaternary ammonium used?

Where is polyquaternary ammonium used?

Where is polyquaternary ammonium used?

Common used types of polyquaterniums:

Those products are very popular with cosmetic manufacturers because it can cover the skin, hair and nails with a protective film. Therefore, polyquaternary ammonium salt is widely used in shampoo, shower gel, conditioner, facial cream, emulsion and nail care products.


1. It can neutralize the negative charge of hair, avoid hair bifurcation and improve luster (suitable for shampoo and hair care products).

2. It can be completely dissolved in aqueous formula.

3. Improve and stabilize the viscosity and foam of the product.

4. Applicable to all types of surfactant products.

5. Dosage: 0.5%, 1%, 1.5%, 3%, 5% (Based on applicable objects)

How does it work hair?

Since they are positively charged, they neutralize the negative charges of most shampoos, relaxers, hair proteins etc. helping the hair to lay flat. Their positive charge, ionically bond to the hair. It is particularly useful to use cationic polymers on hair exposed to high alkalinity relaxers to decrease damage to hair. They attach to the hair and provide conditioning benefits such as ease of combing, hair alignment, elasticity and shine. Polyquaternium also helps to reduce flyaways & static.

Keywords: Polyquaterium, quaternary ammonium polymer, Polyquaternium-6,Polyquaternium-7,Polyquaternium-22,Polyquaternium-4

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