Mega Hold Clear Styling Gel

Released by Lubrizol

March 10, 2011

Phase A
Deioinized water
Carbopol Ultrez 21 Polymer (Lubrizol/Noveon) (Acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer)
AMP-Ultra PC 2000 (95%) (Dow/ANGUS) (Aminomethyl propanol)
Fixate Freestyle Polymer (31% TS) (Lubriozl/Noveon) (Acrylates crosspolymer-3)
Edeta BD (BASF) (Disodium EDTA)
Free Spirit (Drom) (Fragrance)
D Panthenol USP (BASF) (Pathnethol)
Neolone PE (Dow Cheimical) (Phenoxyethanol (and) methylisothiazolinone)

Phase B
Deionized water

Phase C
Cremophor CO 40 (BASF)(PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil)

Phase D
Sorbitol FP Liquid (Sorbitol)

Sprinkle Carbopol Ultrez 21 Polymer on the deionized water (room temperature) surface. When the polymer has fully wetted out, start gentle mixing. Mix for 5-10 minutes. Neutralize with AMP-Ultra PC 2000. Mix until uniform. Slowly add Fixate Freestyle Polymer with moderate mixing. Continue mixing until smooth. In a separate vessel, dissolve disodium EDTA in deionized water (room temperature). Add phase B to phase A with mixing.u00a0 Mix until uniform. In a separate vessel, heat Cremophor CO 40 until clear, at 55°C.u00a0 Add fragrance and panthenol.u00a0 Mix until uniform. Add phase C to batch.u00a0 Mix until uniform.u00a0 Add phase D ingredients to the batch using moderate agitation.u00a0 Mix until uniform.

Appearanceu2014Clear gel; pHu20147.1 u2013 7.5; Viscosity (mPau00b7s) (Brookfield RVT Viscometer @ 20 rpm, 25°C, #6 spindle, measured after 24 hours)u201425,000 u2013 32,000; Yield Value (dyn/cmu00b2)u20142,000 u2013 2,500; Clarity (%T) (Brookfield RVT Viscometer @ 20 rpm, 25°C, #6 spindle, measured after 24 hours)u201490 u2013 94; Mechanical Stiffness, Force (Newtons) (Stiffness: Texture Analyser XT Plus (50% relative humidity and 23°C))u201414 Nu00a0u00a0 (+/- 0.6 N); HHSCR (%, after 8 hrs) (HHSCR: 90% relative humidity at 25°C )u201458.5% (+/- 3.7%); Stabilityu2014Passed 2 months @ 25, 45°C, Passed 1 month @ 55 °C , Passed 5 F/T cycles.

More Information
Lubrizol Advanced Materials Inc., (Noveon Consumer Specialties)u2028, Tel: (216) 447-5000; Website:

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