AHA Moisturizing Lotion Formula JZ2-86

February 1, 2010

Phase A
Water (deionized)
Versene NA (Dow Chemical) (Disodium EDTA)
CoSept M (HallStar) (Methylparaben)
CoSept E HallStar (Ethylparaben)
Superol K Glycerine 99.7% USP/FCC Kosher (P&G Chemicals) (Glycerin)
HallStar IPP (HallStar) (Isopropyl palmitate)
HallStar GMS Pure (HallStar) (Glyceryl stearate)
HallStar CO-1695 cetyl alcohol NF (HallStar) (Cetyl alcohol)

Phase B
HallStar GC (HallStar) (Caprylic/capric triglyceride)

Phase C
HallStar GMS SE/AS (HallStar) (Glyceryl stearate (and) PEG-100 stearate)

Phase D
Glypure 99 (Dupont) (Glycolic acid)

Phase E
Sodium hydroxide NF (General Chemical) (Sodium hydroxide (50% aq))

In main vessel combine phase A in order, with mixing, and heat to 75-80°C.  In a separate vessel combine phase B and start heating with mixing to 77-82°C. Add phase C to phase B, in order, when phase B is above 50°C. Mix to uniformity at 77-82°C.  Add phase BC to phase A with continuous mixing.  Maintain at 75-80°C for 20-25 minutes and then, with continued mixing, start cooling batch to room temperature.  Slowly add phase D when batch is at 30°C. When uniform, adjust final pH to 3.5-4.0 with phase E. When batch is again uniform perform final quality assurance checks.

Light yellow lotion; pH—7.75; viscosity (RV, T-D, 5, 20 & 100 rpm, cP): 6000, 2300 & 900; White lotion; pH—3.6; Viscosity (after 24hrs RV, T-D, 5, 20 & 100 rpm; cP)—1200, 600 & 320; Passed 3 freeze-thaw cycles and 4 months at 45°C.

More Information
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