Mild Baby Shampoo

This formulation for a mild liquid shampoo is ideal for use on babies and children.

Ingredients

IngredientWt, % (as is)Function
Deionized water q.s. to 100.0 Carrier
Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) 17.5 Primary Surfactant
Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate 19.0 Primary Surfactant
Cocamidopropyl Betaine 16.5 Foam Booster
PEG 150 Distearate 2.0 Thickener
Citric Acid q.s. pH Adjuster
Fragrance and Dye q.s. Additives
Sodium Chloride q.s. Viscosity Adjuster

Mixing Procedure

Into a suitable vessel equipped with mixing capabilities, add Deionized Water with the next three ingredients and mix at 50-60°C. Add PEG 150 Distearate and mix until all solids are melted. Cool to 35°C and add citric acid to adjust pH to 6-7. Add Fragrance, Preservative and Dye to q.s. Adjust viscosity with sodium chloride as necessary.

Physical Properties

Appearance at 25°C Clear, yellow
pH, as is 6.0 - 7.0
Viscosity at 25°C, cps 55 (as is)

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