Formulary

Tanning Accelerator

January 1, 2007

Deionized water
q.s.
Methyl paraben
0.15
Propyl paraben
0.01
Glycerin
3.50
Steareth-20
0.40
Neobee M-5 Cosmetic
10.00
Stepan GMS
3.00
Stepan cetyl alcohol, NF
2.00
Wecobee S
2.50
Silicone 200 (350 cps)
1.00
Preservative, fragrance, dye
q.s.
Dihydroxyacetone
3.50

Procedure
Prepare water phase by adding water, methyl paraben and glycerin. Mix well. Heat to 160°F (71°C). Prepare oil phase by adding steareth-20, propyl paraben, Neobee M-5 Cosmetic, Stepan GMS, Stepan cetyl alcohol, NF and Wecobee S. Heat to 165°F (74°C). Add oil phase to the water phase. Increase agitation. Mix at 165°F (74°C) for 20-25 minutes. Start cooling to room temperature. At 110°F (43.3°C), add preservative, fragrance and dye, as desired. Premix dihydroxyacetone with water. Add at 95°F (35°C). Mix well. Adjust pH.

More Information
Stepan Company 22 W. Frontage Rd. Northfield, IL  60093
Tel: (847) 446-7500; Fax: (847) 501-2100; Website: www.stepan.com
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