Formulary

Styling Aid and Fixative

November 1, 2009


Phase A
Deionized water
58.5
Glycerin USP (Fisher Scientific)
5.0
PVP/PA copolymer
10.0
Dow Corning HY-3051 Soy Wax Blend (Hydrogenated soybean oil (and) hydrogenated soybean polyglycerides (and) C15-23 alkane)
5.0
Crodacol C-17 (Cetyl alcohol) (Croda)
3.0
Dow Corning SW-8005 C30 Resin Wax (C30-45 Alkyldimethylsilyl polypropylsilses-quioxane)
2.0
Xiameter PMX-0225 Silicone Fluid (Dow Corning) (Dimethicone)
2.0
Dow Corning 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid (Phenyl trimethicone)
2.0
Mango Butter (Mangifera indica)
3.0
Crodamol GTCC (Caprylic/capric triglyceride)
2.0
Fragrance
q.s.

Phase B
Dow Corning RM 2501 Thickening Agent (Sodium polyacrylate (and) dimethicone (and) cyclopentasiloxane (and) trideceth-6 (and) PEG/PPG-18/18 dimethicone)
4.0

Phase C
Dow Corning HY-3050 Soy Wax (Hydrogenated soybean oil (and) C15-23 alkane)
3.0

Phase D
Glydant Plus (Lonza) (DMDM hydantoin)
0.5

More Information
Combine phase A ingredients and mix.  Heat to 80°C. Add Phase B with sufficient agitation to obtain a homogenous mixture. Be aware that the mixture will quickly develop high viscosity. In a separate container, combine and heat phase C to 80°C with gentle mixing. Continue mixing until all the wax is melted and the mixture is uniform. Add phase C to phase AB while stirring, and continue to heat until mixture is uniform. Reduce mixer speed to 55 rpm, and continue stirring as the batch cools to room temperature. Cool to approximately 40°C with mixing. Add phase D and mix until homogeneous.

More Information
Dow Corning, Tel: (989) 496-6000 • www.dowcorning.com/personalcare
Email: lifesciences@dowcorning.com
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