Formulary

Weightless Sulfate-Free Surfactants Conditioning Shampoo

March 1, 2010

Deionized water
341.9 grams
Plantaren 2000 (Cognis) (Decyl glucoside)
115.0 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 CS (Ashland) (Cetyl hydroxyethylcellulose)
10.6 grams
AquaCat iC (Ashland) (Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride and polyquaternium 7)
15.0 grams
Citric acid 50% solution to adjust pH 5.0
q.s.

Procedure
Add Natrosol Plus 330 CS cetyl hydroxyethylcellulose to water under agitation. Raise pH to about 8.0-9.0. Mix for 45 minutes while maintaining the pH. Adjust the pH if necessary. Add Plantaren 2000, Cetiol LDO and Lamesoft PO-65 while mixing. Mix 10 minutes between each addition.  Add sodium benzoate. Mix 10 minutes.  Add citric acid to adjust pH to approximately 5.0. Mix for 15 minutes. Add AquaCat iC guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride and polyquaternium 7 and mix for 10 minutes. Adjust pH to approximately 5.

Properties
Viscosity Brookfield, LVT, 30 rpm (cps)—4,820; pH—5.0; Lather appearance—Rich, Dense.

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