Formulary

Water-Based Acrylic Nail Polish

Released by Interpolymer

May 1, 2012


Phase A
Syntran PC 5620 (Interpolymer) (Styrene/acrylates methacrylates copolymer)
84.65
Ammonium hydroxide (28%)
0.35
Dowanol PnB (Dow) (Propylene glycol n-butyl ether)
4.40
Syntran KL-219CG (Interpolymer) (Ammonium acrylates copolymer)
1.20

Phase B
Benzoflex 9-88 (Genovique) (Dipropylene glycol dibenzoate)
2.40

Phase C
12.5% aqueous solution of Laponite XLS (Rockwood/Southern Clay) (Sodium magnesium silicate and tetrasodium pyrophosphate)
3.00

Phase D
Solid pigment or pigment dispersion
4.00

Procedure
Add Syntran PC 5620 to batch tank. With constant agitation, slowly add 28% ammonium hydroxide. In a separate vessel, premix phase B with appropriate agitation. Slowly add phase B to phase A with constant agitation. Stir for 30 minutes and avoid aeration. Separately prepare a 12.5% wt/wt aqueous solution of Laponite XLS. Stir until clear and fully hydrated. Add phase C to batch and stir for 15 minutes. Add phase D to batch and stir with appropriate agitation to disperse pigment.

Properties
pHu20147.8-8.6; Solidsu201446-48%.

More Information
Interpolymer Corporation
781-828-7120
Email: Pheintz@interpolymer.com
Website: www.interpolymer.com

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