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PollushieldTM functional ingredient
CAS. No: Mixture

PollushieldTM offers protection against the damage induced by pollution.

This functional polymer composed of a metal chelating ingredient and a powerful anti-oxidant creates a barrier between the skin and the outside world, protecting it from pollutants, like volatile organic compounds, toxic metals, cigarette smoke, particulate matter, and gases. These pollutants drive the generation of free radicals, and can penetrate and adhere to our skin to increase dryness, wrinkling, and hyperpigmentation, in addition to irritation, clogged pores, and acne. They can adhere to our hair strands to make them appear lifeless and dull. Continued exposure can overwhelm skinís anti-oxidative defenses, leading to oxidative stress, which is responsible for skin damage.

In studies, PollushieldTM was shown to reduce the markers of skin damage, improve anti-oxidative power, decrease lipid peroxides, and decrease the adhesion of micro-particles and metals.

Exposure to metal and oxidative stress can lead to synthesis of the low molecular proteins called metallothioneins, which have metal binding properties. Tests on human skin explants showed the application of 5% PollushieldTM to skin exposed to metals didnít increase these markers, indicating that skin was protected by the ingredient. As well, an in vitro study showed that PollushieldTM adsorbed 74% to 97% metal particles to which skin was exposed.

When exposed to pollution, skin shows a reduced density of epidermal Langerhans cells, which causes a decrease in skinís immunity. Tests on human skin explants showed that skin treated with 5% PollushieldTM then exposed to pollution showed a higher number of these cells as measured by the presence of glycoprotein CD1a. It also demonstrated a decrease in lipid peroxides and an increase in skinís ability to resist oxidative damage.

Tests on skin explants showed skin exposed to pollution suffered from decreased collagen, altered cell morphology, and keratinocyte cell death. Skin treated with 5% PollushieldTM in carboxymethylcellulose did not show any of these problems.

In a study of 21 female volunteers in using 5% PollushieldTM in a lotion, it was demonstrated that skin was visually cleaner as measured by decreased adhesion of microparticles from pollution after one application while outdoors. In a longer study, the anti-oxidant capacity of the subjectsí skin improved, as measured by the the ferric reducing anti-oxidant power (FRAP) method, and the level of lipid peroxides decreased, as measured by the malondialdehyde concentration.

In cleaning products, like facial cleansers or shampoo, it can facilitate removal of particles from the skin and hair.

In leave-on products, it can increase skinís anti-oxidative capacity, create a barrier from pollution, bind to metals, and prevent adhesion of microparticles.

PollushieldTM is suitable for any product that contains water.

Key benefits

  • Protects skin and hair from pollution
  • Contains strong anti-oxidant and metal chelator
  • Eases removal of microparticles from the skin to make skin brighter and cleaner
  • Increases hairís shine by removing microparticles and metals
  • Decreases lipid peroxides and increases anti-oxidative capacity of the skin
  • Reduces skin damage from oxidative stress, which can lead to wrinkling, dryness, and hyper pigmentation, as well as acne and clogged pores

Active ingredient content:
  • 2.5% Acrylic acid/Acrylamidomethyl propane sulfonic acid copolymer
  • 1% Dimethylmethoxy Chromanol

Cosmetic Applications

  • Facial products
  • Body care products
  • Cleansing products

Formulation guidelines:

  • Add to the aqueous phase at a temperature of 40įC (104įF) or lower.
  • Can be used in any water based product or any emulsion.
  • Final pH of formulation should be between pH 4.0 and pH 8.0 for efficacy.
  • Soluble in water.

Recommended Usage Rate: 5%

Appearance: Light brown suspension
Solubility: Water Soluble
pH as supplied: 5.5 - 7.0
Raw Material Preserved with: N/A
Manufacturer: Lipotec
Country of Origin: Spain
Storage: Clean, cool room temperature storage, out of direct sunlight.
Shelf Life: 24 months, stored as directed

INCI: Water, Propanediol, Diisopropyl Adipate, Lecithin, Acrylic Acid/Acrylamidomethyl Propane Sulfonic Acid Copolymer, Dimethylmethoxy Chromanol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Xanthan Gum

Shipping Information: HS# TBD

Disclaimer
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.

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Technical Data
Pollushield Technical Presentation
Pollushield Technical Report

Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
Pollushield SDS

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