Hydrolyzed Keratin Protein
CAS No. 7732-18-5, 69430-36-0
Hydrolyzed Keratin Protein is carefully monitored during its manufacture to ensure the lowest possible odor and a low ash. It is particularly useful for treating hair that has been damaged due to permanent waving and bleaching. This product is a highly specialized fibrous protein, derived from sheep's wool and is naturally found in hair and nails. Adding Hydrolyzed Keratin Protein to formulas not only protects the hair, but also increases the amount of cystine available to the hair, minimizing damage and increasing tensile strength. It is recommended for application in hair care products and skin treatment products.
- Skin Care: Creams, lotions, liquid hand and face cleansers
- Hair Care: Shampoos, conditioners (leave on or rinse off), styling products, mousses
INCI: Hydrolyzed Keratin
Do not directly apply onto your skin. This product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rate.
Statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat and cure, or prevent disease. Always consult with your professional skin care provider.
California Prop 65 Statement: The following statement is made in order to comply with the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product is not known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
- Needs to be added in the aqueous phase.
- In case of emulsions, it should be added once the emulsion is formed and at temperatures below 104°F(40°C).
- Soluble in water.
Appearance: Clear to slightly hazy amber liquid (may sediment with aging)
Average Molecular Weight: 2500-3200 Daltons
pH of Raw Material: 6.0 - 7.5
Preservative: Butylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol and Ethylhexylglycerin
Shelf Life: 18 months from the date of manufacture, provided the ingredient is stored under proper conditions and not exposed to extreme temperatures or moisture.