WetFilm™ MB

Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid/Glycerin Crosspolymer

Water-Resistant Film Former, Clear on Wet Skin

WetFilm™ MB is a polymer specifically designed for use in sunscreen formulations that provide the consumer benefit of remaining clear when applied to wet skin. It creates a flexible film on the skin which enables water-resistant performance.

  • Optimize SPF value
  • Achieve water-resistance in any format
  • Compatible with organic and inorganic UV filters
  • Compatible with alcohol systems & all spray formats
  • Reduced whitening effect
  • Even coating on skin
  • Minimal shine
  • Biodegradable

Applications:
sun care | sticks | hydroalcoholic sprays | all sprays | emulsions | skincare | color cosmetics

Standards & Certifications

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Readily Biodegradable
Clean Beauty Preferred
China IECIC Listed
Halal Certified
Vegan & Cruelty-free
RSPO Mass Balanced Certified
Kosher Compliant

How to Use

Recommended Use Level: 1 - 5%

Use Instruction: Add to oil phase, can be used in hot or cold process

Primary Feedstocks

  • Palm
  • Petrochemical

For more information about the origin and processing of this ingredient, please request a Technical & Regulatory Dossier.

The Science Behind

WetFilm™ MB is an aliphatic polyester with a polymeric structure specifically designed for water-resistance and clear application on wet skin.

The polymer is a high molecular weight, hydroxyl-functional crosslinked aliphatic polyester. The high molecular weight polyester structure provides a flexible film that translates to even coverage on skin for optimized sun protection. The hydroxyl functionality gives emulsification properties that prevent coalescence of droplets on skin, eliminating the whitening effect often observed with sunscreens applied to wet skin.

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