Relish–Conditioning Body Lotion

May 2, 2014

Phase A
Deionized water
Armocare APA-18V (AkzoNobel) (Stearamidopropyl dimethylamine)
Ritalac LA (RITA Corporation) (Lactic acid USP)

Phase B
Cetyl alcohol (Cognis)
Lanette 18 (Cognis) (Stearyl alcohol)

Phase C
Armocare VGH-70 (75% active) (AkzoNobel) (Dipalmitoylethyl dimonium chloride)
Euxyl PE 9010 (schülke & mayr) (Phenoxyethanol (and) ethylhexylglycerin)
Structure PQ-37P rheology modifier (51% active) (AkzoNobel) (Polyquaternium-37 (and) propylene glycol dicaprylate/dicaprate (and) trideceth-6)
Citric acid 20% solution (Sigma-Aldrich) (Citric acid (and) water)

Using overhead mixing, add water, Armocare APA-18V, and lactic acid to beaker and cover the beaker using aluminum foil and heat to 80°C. Then in a separate beaker heat the stearyl alcohol and cetyl alcohol to 80°C. Add phase B to phase A with moderate mixing. Hold the temperature at 80°C for 15 minutes. Then, begin cooling and at 70°C add the Armocare VGH-70. Continue to cool and at 40°C add the Euxyl PE 9010. Then add the Structure PQ-37P rheology modifier and increase the mixing speed to at least 600rpm to aid in dispersion. Next, adjust pH if necessary using 20% citric acid to around 5.5.

pH—5.0-6.0; Viscosity—25,000-35,000 cPs; Appearance—Opaque lotion

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