Formulary

Economy Sulfate-Free Shampoo

January 1, 2010

Alpha-Step PC-48 (Stepan)
13.50
Amphosol CDB Special (Stepan)
10.00
Sodium chloride
1.50
Kathon CG (Rohm and Haas) (Methylychloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone)
0.05
Citric acid (25%)
q.s.
Fragrance and color
q.s.
Water
q.s. to 100.00

Procedure
Add water to a container and turn on the agitator. Add surfactants and mix until homogeneous. Add sodium chloride to adjust viscosity. Add fragrance and dye under mixing. Adjust pH with citric acid or sodium or sodium hydroxide to pH between 5.0-5.5.

Properties
pH as is—5.0-5.5; Viscosity at 25°C—3,500-6,200 cps; Appearance at 25°C—clear viscous liquid; Storage stability 4 weeks at 25°C—stable; Storage stability at 4 weeks at 50°C—stable; Freeze/thaw 3 cycles—requires gentle mixing after freezing.

More Information
Stepan Company, Tel: (847) 446-7500; Website: www.stepan.com
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