Product Description

Natural based, chemically- and synthetically modified, polysaccharide. Non-self-hydrating cationic polymer with a medium molecular weight and a medium cationic charge density. The product provides good conditioning to hair & skin, smooth hair with no build-up, soft skin feel and is suitable for clear/transparent formulations. It is recommended for shampoo, conditioner, body wash, shower gels, liquid soap as well as skin care formulations.



Personal Care

Main Component:

Hydroxypropylated cationic guar gum


Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride


Yellowish fine powder, transparent in solution




0.1 – 1.0 %


Cold processable in ambient water

Why Choose Polycos HCA-501

Polycos HCA-501 from Polygal

Focused on processing natural hydrocolloids for beneficial usage in various industrial applications since 1956.

Polygal Signature

Nature's best, refined with Swiss quality

High-quality standards, interdepartmental quality assurance systems, as well as strict quality control – combined with our extensive experience – ensure that the quality of our products and services is very high, even under difficult conditions.

Innovative for a good reason

We view ourselves as problem solvers and as innovative leaders serving our customers. We know that the potential of our natural raw materials is far from being exhausted, therefore, we are always investigating and opening up new application areas.

Present in cultivation areas

The continual presence of our subsidiaries in the major cultivation areas ensures that the raw materials have a high degree of availability and that we can optimally advise our customers in regards to their planning.

Traditionally independent

Polygal AG is a family business. For our business partners, this ensures solid, continuous, and long-term corporate policies. Quick decision-making, quality awareness, and reliability are matters of course at Polygal AG.

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