Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate is a synthetic polymeric sulfonic acid. Also known as Aristoflex AVC.



Used in skin care products.


According to the Cosmetics Database, this ingredient is used to increase the viscosity of a product due to its high molecular weight. It is manufactured by the company Clariant and gives products ‘a super-smooth, velvety skin feel.’ It works over a wide pH range, and is useful in the general stabilisation of water/oil based formulations. It’s found in moisturizers, sunscreen and anti-aging skin care.


Due to the recent introduction of this product there is no safety data openly available, so it is not currently possible to determine the full safety profile of this compound.

As much as possible, products in the Truth In Aging shop are chosen for their safety profile as well as effectiveness.


None are recorded.

Other names

Aristoflex AVC


Source: TruthInAging,

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