Naturally Conditioned Body Wash

Released by AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry, Personal Care Applications

November 5, 2013

Phase A
Deionized water
Armocare G113 polymer (AkzoNobel) (Guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride)
Structure Style polymer (AkzoNobel) (Hydroxypropyl starch phosphate)

Phase B
Deionized water
Elfan AT 84 G (80% active) (AkzoNobel) (Sodium cocoyl isethionate)
Plantapon ACG HC (Cognis) (Sodium cocoyl glutamate)
Dehyton K (Cognis) (Cocamidopropyl betaine (and) water)

Phase C
Geogard Ultra (Lonza) (Gluconolactone (and) sodium benzoate (and) calciumgluconate)
Citric Acid Monohydrate (VWR International)

Phase A: put the water in the main mixing vessel and slowly add Armocare G113 polymer and Structure Style polymer under stirring and mix at least for 20 minutes to fully hydrate the two polymers. Phase B: heat the water to 40-50°C and add the Elfan AT 84 G surfactant with mixing; as soon as the Elfan is fully dissolved, cool to 40°C and add Plantapon ACG HC and Dehyton K surfactants. Add phase B to phase A and stir until fully homogeneous. Phase C: add preservative to the solution and afterwards adjust the pH with citric acid to around 5.5-6.5.

pH—5.0-6.5; Viscosity 2,000-4,000 cps; Color Description—Colorless; Appearance—Hazy liquid.

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