It is a unique acidic smectite clay that produces dispersions in the 4.2 – 5.2 pH range for optimum compatibility with the naturally acidic pH of the skin. It is the easiest of all the grades to hydrate and has a uniquely white color.It is for use in any low pH formulation and is particularly useful in sunscreens, acne treatments, and exfoliants. Veegum® Ultra is a highly purified smectite clay suspension stabilizer, emulsion optimizer and rheology modifier. It also reduces the slippery or sticky feel of gums and polymers, while providing a silky, tack-free feel in topical preparations. This smectite clay is synergistic with common thickeners such as Vanzan® NFC (Xanthan Gum), Biopol® (Carbomers) and Sodium CMC.
Application:Suspension & Emulsion Stabilizer, Rheology Modifier, Viscosity Booster