CLEAR SHAVING GEL
Preparation:Phase A: Add dye solution to deionised water. Sprinkle Carbopol® Ultrez 20 polymer on the water surface. After the polymer has t horoughly wetted, mix for at least 10 minutes using slow agitation. Add Sodium Laureth Sulfate with gentle mixing. Mix until uniform. Pre-neutralise with Sodium Hydroxide (18%) to pH 5.0. Mix until uniform. Phase B: Slowly add Cocamidopropyl Betaine to main batch. Neutralise batch with Sodium Hydroxide (18%) to pH 6.0. Mix until uniform. Phase C: In a separate vessel, dissolve Disodium EDTA in deionised water, when dissolved add phase C to main batch. Phase D: Add ingredients in order with mixing to the main batch, mix well after each addition. Phase E: In a separate vessel, premix polysorbate 20 and fragrance. Add the fragrance premix to the main batch. Mix until uniform.
Notes:Properties Appearance: Clear blue gel pH: 5.7–6.3 Viscosity: 14000 – 20000 mPa·s (Brookfield RVT @20 rpm, 25°C, #6 spindle, measured after 24 hours) Yield value: 800–1400 dyn/cm2 Turbidity (NTU) 10 – 20 (HF Scientific, Inc. Micro 100 Turbidimeter) Stability: Passed 6 weeks (ongoing) at RT, 45, and 55 45°C Passed 5 freeze/thaw cycles Suppliers 1 Lubrizol Advanced Materials Inc. (Noveon®* Consumer Specialties) 2 Zschimmer & Schwarz 3 Evonik 4 BASF 5 Protameen 6 Clariant 7 Concentrated Aloe Corporation 8 Nalco 9 Essential Compositions 10 Croda
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