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DERMACRYL® 79

Regulatory  |  
Formulations  |  

INCI Name

Acrylates / Octylacrylamide Copolymer

CAS Number

129702-02-9

Regional
Availability

Africa;Asia Pacific;Europe;Latin America;North America

Description

DERMACRYL 79 polymer is a hydrophobic, high molecular weight carboxylated acrylic copolymer. Because the polymer is inherently moisture resistant, DERMACRYL 79 polymer can be used in waterproof sunscreens as well as a variety of creams and lotions. The Polymer's film formation properties help maintain active ingredients on the site of application by imparting resistance to abrasion or rub-off.

Application(s)

Color Cosmetic; Sun Protection

Function(s)

Film Former

Regulatory

Parameter  
Tariff Code  3906905000 
Australia  Yes 
Canada  Yes 
Europe  Polymers of EINECS listed monomers 
USA (TSCA)  Yes 
CIR Review Status  Yes 

Packaging and Storage

Shelf Life  24 months 
Standard Packaging Size  150 lbs / 68 kgs 
Type of Container  Fiber Drum 
Packaging Disclaimer  Please contact your local sales office or distributor to confirm available packaging size. 
Units per pallet US 
Units per pallet Europe 

Formulations

Library

Type Name / Description Date Category
DERMACRYL® 79 Comparative Analysis on Happi.com 3/12/2012  Skin Care; Sun Care 
When it comes to ethanol-based sunscreen sprays, DERMACRYL 79 polymer provides unmatchable water resistance, uniform dispersion of sunscreen actives and enhances moisturization. Want to know more? Read our comparative analysis between DERMACRYL 79 polymer and another popular film former. This article is also featured on HAPPI.com.
 
Formulating for the European Market 6/28/2010  Skin Care; Sun Care 
This article focuses on the increasing demand by European consumers for sunscreen sprays.  Consumers are attracted to these spray products for their sun protection needs because they are easy to use and provide superior coverage.  AkzoNobel’s film forming polymers are perfectly suited for use in spray applications to meet consumers’ growing demand for sprayable sun protection products.