Alternatives to the fluorinated acrylates used in hair care products


The Beauty of Sustainability Starts Here

Clean beauty means elegance in every respect: from the selection of sustainable raw materials, to the design and use of high-functionality and high-performing ingredients, and the benign reintegration into the biosphere post-use. This philosophy is beautifully encapsulated in P2’s Citropol® technology.


Haircare products

  • Citropol® H is a revolutionary medium viscosity cosmetics polymer. It is 100% derived from sustainable feedstocks and is a viable natural alternative to dimethicone 350 cPs.Citropol® H imparts a lightweight, velvety feel in personal care and cosmetics formulations. Based on our applications lab expertise, Citropol® H is a valuable component in a range of applications in the beauty industry: cosmetics, skin care, hair care, fragrance, deodorants, and moisturizers.
  • CitroComplex™ Hair is a high-functioning hair oil complex that adds shine and hydration to hair while helping to improve combability. CitroComplex also protects against UVA/UVB and heat damage. This product is an asset when it comes to styling and maintaining hair health.
  • Citropol® V5 is a new volatile emollient that allows formulators to create high-performing, renewable, biodegradable products when used as low as 1% in cosmetic and personal care products.Citropol® V5 imparts distinct volatility and spreadability properties, providing a natural alternative to low viscosity, volatile silicones. Citropol® V5 is compatible in skin care, hair care, deodorant, and anti-perspirant applications, and does not compromise human and environmental safety.

Possible replacement to

Fluorinated acrylates sometimes used in hair care products