What's Wrong With This Formula?

Apr 26, 2006 | Contact Author | By: Rachel Chapman
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Title: What's Wrong With This Formula?
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Water-In-Oil Lotion

Water (aqua), 64.15%
Propylene glycol, 10.00
Sodium chloride, 0.05
Laureth-23, 5.00

Octyl palmitate, 10.00
Cetearyl alcohol , 1.00
PEG-30 dipolyhydroxystearate, 2.50
Disodium EDTA , 1.50
Glycerin, 3.50
Dimethicone, 1.50

Imidazolidinyl urea, 0.50

Fragrance (parfum), 0.30

NaOH, 20% soln, qs to pH 7.0

Procedure: Heat A to 70ºC. Combine B at RT. Add A to B. Cool to 35ºC and add remaining ingredients.


There are at least 11 errors in the above formulation. Click here to view the answers.