Water-Based Acrylic Nail Polish

May 6, 2013

Phase A
Syntran PC 5620 (Interpolymer) (Styrene/acrylates ammonium methacrylate copolymer)
Ammonium hydroxide (28%)
Dowanol PnB (Dow) (Propylene glycol n-butyl ether)
Syntran KL-219CG (Interpolymer) (Ammoniumtacrylates copolymer)
Prestige Soft Silver (Eckart) (Mica & TiO2)

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

Phase C
Red Dispersion (Red 7 Lake)

Phase D
5% aqueous solution of Simulgel EG (Seppic)

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

Add Syntran PC 5620 to covered batch tank. With constant agitation, slowly add 28% ammonium hydroxide. In a separate vessel, premix phase B with appropriate agitation. Slowly add all of phase B to phase A with constant agitation. Stir for 30 minutes and avoid aeration. With constant agitation carefully add each phase C ingredient (Pigment dispersions). Stir until pigments are uniformly dispersed. Separately prepare a 5% wt/wt aqueous Simulgel EG solution. Add phase D to batch and stir for 15 minutes. Separately prepare a 12.5% wt/wt aqueous solution of Laponite XLS. Stir until clear and fully hydrated (at least 1 hour). Add phase E to batch and stir for 20 minutes.

pHu20147.8-8.2; Solidsu201443-45%.

More Information
Interpolymer Corporation n781.828.7120 nEmail:
blog comments powered by Disqus
  • Skin Care of One’s Own

    Skin Care of One’s Own

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||October 3, 2016
    Nu Skin’s ageLOC Me—which melds the worlds of smart-phone technology, efficacious ingredients and personalization

  • Proof Positive

    Proof Positive

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||October 3, 2016
    Testing service providers enable companies to back up their claims and stay in compliance with regulations.

  • Change Is in the Air

    Change Is in the Air

    Doreen Wang, BrandZ ||October 3, 2016
    Technology is changing the personal care market