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Baycusan® C 1003

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Covestro

Polyurethane-32. Baycusan® C 1003 by Covestro acts as a film forming agent for skin care & color formulations. It is a colloidal system of a high molecular weight polyurethane polymer dispersed in water. An internal emulsifier is incorporated into the polymer backbone to ensure stability of the dispersion. Therefore, the use of external surfactants is not required. It leaves the skin cleaned, moisturized and smooth, without causing redness. Offers the various properties like highly flexible, clear, odorless and elastic film with good water resistance and adhesion to the skin, enhances skin feeling, good for sensitive skin – eliminates the need for alcohol and excellent aesthetics. It is a biocide-free product suitable for cold processes. Exhibits good compatibility with a broad range of cosmetic ingredients including common synthetic and natural thickeners like Carbopol® and Xanthan gum, and polar solvents like ethanol. Baycusan® C 1003 is recommended for face masks.

Baycusan® C 1003 Product details

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INCI Names
Chemical Composition
Liquid, viscous, low
Product Status
Applications/ Recommended for
Regulatory Status
Labels/Agency Rating

Baycusan® C 1003 Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Solids, DIN EN ISO 3251
xxxxxxx %
Viscosity at 23°C, DIN EN ISO 3219
xxxxxx mPas
pH, DIN ISO 976
Heavy metal content, Atom Absorption Spectroscopy
xxxx mg/kg
Glass transition temperature, DIN EN 61 006
xxx °C
Minimal film formation temperature, DIN ISO 2115
xxx °C
Tensile strength at 100% elongation
x MPa
Swelling in water, 16 hours at RT
x %
Tensile strength at break
xx MPa
Elongation at break
xxxx %
Last edited Jun 9, 2017
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