Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

  • INCI Name:           Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride
  • Chemical Name: Guar gum, 2-hydroxy-3-(trimethylammonio)propyl ether, chloride
  • CAS No:               65497-29-2

Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride is a quaternary ammonium derivative of guar gum, act as a conditioning ingredient in both skincare and hair care products.

Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride is most widely used in hair care products due to the added benefit of helping to reduce static between hair strands. It has a good adsorption performance on the hair, which can form a cationic macromolecular membrane, can better improve the hair quality. It has a good conditioning function in the fragrance, which can mainly anticipate electrostatic, increase the softness of the hair, make the hair softer and easy to comb, and reduce the hair entanglement.

Uses & Applications

Personal care

The main function of Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride is to extend conditioning properties to hair care products. It is also sometimes used in skin care products to achieve the same results.

  • Hair care: It is a positively charged ingredient, that cancels the negative charge on hair causing it to have a static or become tangled. This ingredient makes the hair silky smooth without weighing them down
  • Skin care: It nourishes the skin and also increases the viscosity of the formulations

Product Details





Loss on drying, %

≤ 10.0

Residue on sieve

(φ200×50-0.150/0.10 (100 mesh))%

≤ 1

Residue on sieve

(φ200×50-0.071/0.05 (200 mesh))%

≤ 10.0

Surface viscosity (1%,3#20rpm, 25℃) mPa.s

≥ 3000

PH (1%aq)


Nitrogen content, %


Total plate count cfu/g

≤ 500

Thermotolerant coliform bacteria

Not detected

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Not detected

Staphylococcus aureus

Not detected


Not detected

Mold and yeast count cfu/g

≤ 100

As mg/kg


Pb mg/kg


Shelf Life

24 months

Download Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet — Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

Material Safety Data Sheet– Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride

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