Formulary

Skin Lotion

April 1, 2008


Phase A
Deionized water
q.s. to 100.0
Stepan SSL-CG (Stepan)(Sodium stearoyl lactylate)
1.0
Hallstar IPP (Hallstar)
10.0
Hallstar GMS Pure (Hallstar)
3.0
Cetyl alcohol
2.0
Borage oil (Roche)
1.0
Vitamin A palmitate (Roche)
0.01
dl-alpha-Tocopheryl acetate (Roche)
0.01
Preservative, color, dye
q.s.
Citric acid 50%
q.s.
Sodium hydroxide
q.s.

Procedure
Prepare water phase. Charge vessel with deionized water. Add Stepan SSL-CG. Start mixing and heating to 170°F-175°F. Prepare oil phase. In a separate container, combine Hallstar IPP, Hallstar GMS pure and cetyl alcohol. Heat to 170°F-175°F. Increase agitation of water phase and slowly add oil phase into the water phase. Emulsify for 20-25 minutes. Start cooling to 80°F. Add borage oil, vitamin A and vitamin E. Mix. Adjust pH with citric acid to 5.5-6.0, as necessary. Add preservative, color and dye, if desired.

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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