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Natural Deodorant Stick

No. 4036

This aluminum-free, natural deodorant stick features Colonial Monolaurin MB for safe, long-lasting odor protection. This formulation is preservative-free and can be made without artificial fragrances or dyes as desired.

Formulation

OrderINCI NameTrade NamePercentFunction
1WaterWaterqs to 100.00
2PropanediolZemea® Propanediol ¹60.00
3Sodium HydroxideSodium Hydroxide, 50%1.40
4Stearic AcidTriple Pressed Stearic Acid ²4.50
5Glyceryl LaurateColonial Monolaurin MB2.00
6Fragrance, DyeFragrance, Dyeqs

Procedure

  1. Combine ingredients 1 – 3 and begin heating to 85 – 90°C.
  2. Once at temperature, slowly add ingredient 4 and continue mixing until completely dissolved.
  3. Reduce temperature to 80°C, then add ingredient 5.
  4. Add fragrance and dye as desired.
  5. Fill containers and allow to cool.

Properties

Appearance: Clear to Translucent Solid
pH (10%): 9.5 – 10.0

Suppliers

1 DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company, LLC, 2Acme-Hardesty

This formulation is intended for use as a generic starting formula and may be modified as needed. This formulation is for developmental use only. Not intended for resale.