CLEAR SHAVING GEL

Phase
Product
INCI Name
Supplier
Volume
A
-
Deionised Water
67.93
-
Blue 1 (CI 42090), (0.10 %)
0.35
Carbopol® Ultrez 201 Polymer
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
1.20
Zetesol NL-2 U2
Sodium Laureth Sulfate (28%, 2 mole)
12.50
-
Sodium Hydroxide (18%)
0.40
B
Tego® Betain F 503
Cocamidopropyl Betaine (40%)
2.50
-
Sodium Hydroxide (18%)
1.80
C
Edeta® BD4
Disodium EDTA
0.02
-
Deionised Water
2.00
D
-
Glycerin5
5.00
Phenonip® XB6
Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben (and) Ethylparaben
0.70
Aloe Vera Gel Concentrate 10x CG7
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
1.00
Merquat® 33308
Polyquaternium-39 (10%)
0.70
Glucquat™ 1251 Humectant
Lauryl Methyl Gluceth-10 Hydroxypropyldimonium Chloride (25%)
3.00
E
Aquarys Shv. Ref. 52211469
Fragrance
0.45
Tween™ 2010
Polysorbate 20
0.45

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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