Formulary

Clear Face Wash

June 1, 2007


Phase A
Water
q.s. to 100
Propylene glycol
2.00
BioTerge AS-40 CG-P (Sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate)
26.00
Stepan-Mild L3 (Lauryl lactyl lactate)
2.00

Phase B
Salicylic Acid
2.00

Phase C
Stepan PEG 6000 DS (PEG-150 Distearate)
1.50

Phase D
Sodium hydroxide 50% solution
q.s.
Sodium chloride
q.s.

Phase E
Preservative, dye and fragrance
q.s.

Procedure
In a vessel equipped with heating and agitation capabilities, charge water, propylene glycol and Bio-terge AS-40 CG-P. Start heating to 45-50°C with mixing. Add Stepan-mild L3 with agitation. Continue heating to 45-50°C. Mix until completely clear. Add salicylic acid with agitation. Mix until completely clear and everything is dissolved, while maintaining temeprature at 45-50°C. Add Stepan PEG 6000 DS with agitation. Mix until completely clear and everything is dissolved, while maintaining temperature at 45-50°C. Begin cooling to room temperature with agitation. Adjust pH with sodium hydroxide. Adjust viscosity with sodium chloride. Add preservatives, dye and fragrance if needed.

More Information
Stepan Company, 22 W. Frontage Rd., Northfield, IL  60093
Tel: (847) 446-7500; Fax: (847) 501-2443 Website: www.stepan.com
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