WHAT IT IS
Polyacrylamide is a polymer of acrylamide monomers.
It provides a thin coating on the skin, hair and nails when applied which helps to inhibit moisture loss and retain the products on the skin. In cleansing products, it functions as abrasive agents,
COMMONLY FOUND IN
Polyacrylamide is used in the formulation of skin cleansers, moisturizers, lotions and creams, self-tanning products, makeup, hair care and nail care products.
CAUSES & EFFECTS
Polyacrylamide is safe for use as long as the acrylamide monomer be less than 5ppnm.
2-PROPENAMIDE, HOMOPOLYMER, 2PROPENAMIDE, HOMOPOLYMER, ACRYLAMIDE HOMOPOLYMER, HOMOPOLYMER 2-PROPENAMIDE, POLYACRYLAMIDE, and POLYACRYLAMIDE; POLYACRYLAMIDE