Formulary

Naturally-Derived Moisturizing Body Wash

December 1, 2009


Phase A
Alpha-Step (Stepan) PC-48
16.20
Amphosol CDB Special (Stepan)
13.30
Mackernium 007 (Rhodia) (Polyquaternium-7)
2.80
Glycerin
1.50
Kathon CG (Rohm and Haas) (Methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone)
0.05
Fragrance and color
q.s.
Citric acid or sodium hydroxide
q.s.
Water
q.s.

Procedure
Add deionized water to suitable vessel and begin agitating. Slowly add Mackernium 007 and mix until the solution is clear. Add the first two surfactants. Mix well. Add glycerine and mix until homogeneous. Add the fragrance, dye and Kathon CG and mix well. Adjust pH with citric acid to pH 5.2-5.8.

Properties
pH as is—5.2-5.8; Viscosity at 25°C—7,000-9,000 cps; Appearance @ 25°C—clear viscous liquid; Storage 4 weeks at 25°C—stable; Storage 4 weeks at 5°C—stable; Storage 4 weeks at 50°C—stable; Freeze/thaw 3 cycles—stable.

More Information
Stepan Company, Tel: (847) 446-750; Website: www.stepan.com
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