Selvol™ Ultalux FP Product Information

Proven Technology for Skin Care and Color Cosmetics

Selvol™ Ultalux FP polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) finds application in skin care masks and eye shadow, eye liners, mascara, and other color cosmetics applications. It is also ideal for instant lifts and other anti-aging formulations. The low solution viscosity of Selvol™ Ultalux FP makes it ideal for use in BB creams and other applications where multiple functions are required. Used in personal care formulations for decades, Selvol™ Ultalux FP is a cosmetic grade tested for high quality and purity and is non-irritating on skin in skin care formulations as verified by third party testing.

Selvol™ Ultalux FP Functions

  • Lubricant
  • Film former
  • Adhesion promoter

Applications of Selvol™ Ultalux FP in Personal Care Formulations

Eye shadow, facial masks and peels, mascara, eye liners, instant lifts and other anti-aging products.

Selvol™ Ultalux FP Film and Solution Properties

Grade Viscosity, cps1 pH2 Tensile Strength, psi3 Modulus, psi Elongation at Break, % Adhesion to Glass, g
Selvol™ Ultalux FP 270 – 310 4.5 – 6.5 300 – 600 2,500 – 3,500 50 – 70 80 – 120

1. Viscosity of a 15% solution, 20°C
2. 4% Aqueous Solution
3. Tensile properties and adhesion were measured on films containing 12% PVOH and 3% glycerin after casting and drying in a controlled temperature and humidity room for 24 hours


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