Formulary

Acne Treatment Lotion with Intelimer 8600

May 1, 2009


Phase A
Mineral oil USP (Rite Aid)
12.5
Arlacel P135 (Croda) (PEG-30 dipolyhdroxy stearate)
1.0
Lipocol S-2 (Lipo) (Steareth-2)
2.0
Lipocol S-21 (Lipo) (Steareth-21)
1.0
Dow Corning 200/50cst (Dow Corning) (Dimethicone)
4.5
Finsolv TN (Innospec) (C12-15 alkyl benzoate)
4.5
Salicylic acid powder (Universal Preservative)
2.0
Keltrol G-T (CP Kelco) (Xanthan gum)
0.9
Intelimer 8600 (Air Products) (Poly C8-22 alkyl acrylate/metacrylic acid cross polymer)
2.1
DMDM Hydantoin (Lonza) (Glydant Plus liquid)
0.5

Phase B
Deionized water
71.0

Procedure
Combine all phase A ingredients into a vessel while stirring mixture. In another vessel add deionized water then slowly add xanthan gum and salicylic acid while stirring. Continue to stir until clear homogenous mixture forms. Add other remaining phase B ingredients one by one to acid mixture while continuing to stir. Begin heating both vessels until the temperature of both vessels is between 80-85°C. Once a 80-85°C temperature has been achieved add phase A to phase B slowly while continuing to stir the mixture. Remove from heat and homogenize the mixture for three minutes. Let the emulsion cool to the desired temperature. Adjust the pH with triethanolamine (TEA 99%) and package.

More Information
Air Products & Chemicals Personal Care, Tel: (610) 481-6799, Website: www.airproducts.com/personalcare
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