Formulary

Conditioned Control Styling Gel

Released by Noveon Consumer Specialties/A division of Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.

September 1, 2004


Phase A
Deionized Water
71.35
Carbopol 980 Polymer (Noveon) (carbomer)
0.20
Fixate Plus Polymer (Noveon) (polyacrylate-14 (~30% TS)
2.00
TEA (Fisher) (triethanolamine 99.5%)
0.30%

Phase B
Deionized water
20.00
Procol IS-20 (Protameen) (isosteareth-20)
0.10
Gafquat 755N (ISP) (polyquaternium-11)
0.10
Celquat H-100 (ISP) (polyquaternium-4)
0.05

Phase C
Deionized water
5.00
Glydant (Lonza) (DMDM hydantoin)
0.30
Versene 100XL (Dow Chemical) (tetrasoium EDTA 38%)
0.10
Ethyl Panthenol (Roche) (panthenyl ethyl ether)
0.10
DL-Panthenol 50 W (BASF) (panthenol)
0.10

Phase D
TEA (Fisher) (triethanolamine [99.5])
-30 (q.s. to pH 6.8-7.2)

Procedure
Weigh deionized water into vessel large enough to provide adequate mixing while preparing batch. Use mixing speed sufficient to create a vortex within the water. Screen/sift the required amount of Carbopol 980 polymer into the vortex. Mix for 20-30 minutes or until polymer is completely hydrated (no lumps, barely visible in the system). Slowly add the Fixate Plus polymer into the vessel. Adjust the speed of the mixer as necessary to prevent splashing. Slowly add the TEA to the vessel, partially neutralizing the product. Allow the product to mix for approximately five minutes. Scrape sides of the vessel to incorporate all ingredients into the gel. In a separate vessel, combine phase B ingredients and mix well. Add premixed phase B to phase A. Allow the product to mix for approximately five minutes while scraping the sides of the vessel to fully incorporate ingredients. In a separate vessel, combine phase C ingredients and mix well. Add premixed phase C to the first mixing vessel. Allow the product to mix for approximately five minutes while scraping the sides of the vessel to fully incorporate ingredients. Neutralize the product to pH 6.8-7.2 using TEA. Scrape sides of vessel to incorporate all ingredients into the gel, assuring homogeneity. Mix the final product for five minutes prior to packaging.

More Information
Noveon Inc., 9911 Brecksville Rd., Cleveland, OH 44141-3247
Tel: (800) 379-5389 or (216) 447-5000
Website: www.carbopol.com or www.personalcare.noveoninc.com

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