Vivimed Sunscreen Gel Formulation (Formula Ref: 3-017-05)

This light gel cream contains a synergistic combination of oil-soluble and water-soluble Vivimed UV filters to deliver an estimated* SPF of 15 with broad spectrum protection. Also included are Menthyl Lactate, which has a pleasant cooling effect on the skin, and the preservative blend Vivisept CVT, which provides proven antimicrobial efficacy.
Phase
Product
INCI Name
Supplier
Volume
A
Deionised Water
Aqua
Various
56.90
Carbopol Ultrez-20
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Lubrizol
0.75
Propylene Glycol
Propylene Glycol
Various
3.00
Titriplex III
Disodium EDTA
Merck
0.10
B
Crodamol AB
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate
Croda
2.50
Octyne-B
Octocrylene
Vivimed
2.50
Eusolex OS
Ethylhexyl Salicylate
Merck
2.50
Avis
Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane
Vivimed
1.50
Pemulen TR
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Lubrizol
0.25
C
Deionised Water
Aqua
Various
13.35
Ben-4
Benzophenone-4
Vivimed
5.00
AMPD Ultra PC
Aminomethyl Propanediol
Dow
1.65
D
Tween 20
Polysorbate 20
Croda
1.00
Viv-Fresh
Menthyl Lactate
Vivimed
1.00
E
SolPerForm 100
Aqua (and) Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer
Croda
2.00
F
AMPD Ultra PC (25% solution)
Aminomethyl Propanediol
Dow
5.00
G
Vivisept CVT
Glyceryl Undecylenate (and) Propylene Glycol (and Chlorphenesin
Vivimed
1.00

Preparation:

1. Sprinkle Carbopol Ultrez-20 onto the surface of warm deionised water (40-50 ̊C). Allow to wet out, then begin moderate stirring to disperse. 2. When uniform, add other part A ingredients with stirring. 3. Combine part B ingredients (except Pemulen). Heat with mixing until Avis is dissolved. 4. Cool part B to 45 ̊C. Add Pemulen with stirring and continue stirring for 30 minutes. 5. Add B to A with intensive stirring. Continue stirring for 20 minutes. 6. Pre-mix part C until Ben-4 is dissolved Add C to A/B with stirring. 7. Pre-mix par D, warming if necessary until a homogeneous molten mixture is obtained. 8. Add parts E, F and G in sequence with stirring. Continue stirring for 10 minutes.

Notes:

Test Data: 18200cP/ pH7.11/ Estimated SPF15
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