Sulfate-Free Surfactants Conditioning Shampoo

October 1, 2009

Phase A
Deionized water
355.76 grams
Plantaren 2000 (Cognis) (Decyl glucoside)
115 grams
Cetiol LDO (Cognis) (Dicaprylyl ether (and) lauryl alcohol)
2.5 grams
Lamesoft PO-65 (Cognis) (Coco-glucoside (and) glyceryl oleate)
12.5 grams
Sodium benzoate
2.5 grams
Natrosol Plus 330 (Ashland) (Cetyl hydroxyethylcellulose)
10.6 grams
N-Hance 3299 (Ashland) (Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride)
1.14 grams
Citric acid 50% solution to adjust pH 5.0
Total Batch
500.0 grams

Add Natrosol Plus 330 CS cetyl hydroxyethylcellulose to water under agitation. Slurry for 5 minutes. Add N-Hance 3299 guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride. Mix for 45 minutes.  Add Plantaren 2000, Cetiol LDO and Lamesoft PO-65 while mixing. Mix 10 minutes between each addition. Add sodium benzoate. Mix 10 minutes.  Next, add citric acid to adjust pH to approximately 5.0. Mix for 30 minutes. 

Viscosity Brookfield, LVT, 30rpm (cps)—7,440; pH—5.0; Lather appearance—Rich, dense.

More Information
Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, Tel: (302) 995-3000; Website:
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