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Baycusan® C 1008

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Covestro

Polyurethane-48. Baycusan® C 1008 by Covestro acts as a film former designed for hair care products. It is a polyurethane dispersion which is a colloidal system of a high molecular weight polyurethane polymer dispersed in water. An internal anionic emulsifier is incorporated into the polymer backbone to ensure stability of the dispersion. Its unique structure provides a balance of elasticity, hydrophobicity and washability. The extraordinary elasticity of Baycusan® C 1008 imparts a strong lasting hold. Provides excellent high humidity curl retention with natural strong hold. Offers non-tacky feel, excellent sprayability and it is easy to remove with no build up on hair. It is useful over a broad range of pH, suitable for low VOC or zero VOC products and offers good compatibility with commonly used cosmetic ingredients. It is appropriate for many hair styling products like pump setting sprays, aerosol sprays, styling creams, styling lotions, etc.

Baycusan® C 1008 Product details

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Chemical Composition
Liquid, viscous, low
Product Status
Applications/ Recommended for
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Regulatory Status
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Baycusan® C 1008 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
xxxxx °C
Minimal film formation temperature, DIN EN 61 006
xxx °C
Tensile strength at 100% elongation
xxx MPa
Elongation at break
xxxx %
Tensile strength at break
xx MPa
Last edited Oct 6, 2017
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