SurfPro AOF

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CAS#: 56-81-5, 90320-37-9, 7732-18-5

SurfPro™ AOF is a 100% natural-origin oil thickening agent and cold process emulsifier. Supplied as an easy-to-use liquid, it is perfect for clear gel-to-milk cleansers, and many other cosmetic formulations. 

To enhance the stability of your formulation, especially at high temperatures, we recommend adding SucraBalance™ SP at 0.5- 1.0%.

Key Benefits:
• Biodegradable
• Preservative free
• Easy to use liquid
• To be used at room temperature or at temperatures to 80ºC
• Hydrating / moisturizing properties
• Mild & safe to the skin

ECOCERT®GREENLIFE according to the natural and Organic Cosmetic Standards. It can be used in cosmetic products, certified accordingly to this standard. Validated according to the COSMOS standard. This product is not organically certified. 

• Cleansers
• Make-up remover
• Spa products (masks, scrubs, massage gels)
• Creams and lotions
• Hair care
• Sun care
• Baby products

INCI: Glycerin, Prunus amygdalus dulcis (Sweet almond) Oil, Sucrose Laurate, Aqua


California Prop 65 Statement: The following statement is made in order to comply with the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product is not known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

To formulate with SurfPro™ AOF, completely immerse a paddle or other circular motion mixer in the SurfPro AOF combined with water phase and operate on high speed. Initially add the oil very slowly with a pipette. As the viscosity increases, increase the stirrer speed and height and add oil in small portions until fully incorporated. You cannot over stir. Your formulation must remain between pH 4.5-8 at all times (even during formulating) or the emulsion may separate. SurfPro AOF can be used either at room temperature or up to 80ºC. Shake/stir well before use.

SurfPro™ AOF will not add viscosity to emulsions or stability to the water phase, therefore it is recommended to add a rheology modifier to stabilize the water phase. To enhance the stability of your formulation, especially at high temperatures, we recommend adding SucraBalance™ SP at 0.5- 1.0%. If formulating with SucraBalance™ SP, mix directly into the SurfPro™ AOF and heat mixture to 70 - 80ºC for 5 minutes to allow SucraBalance™ SP to melt.

Recommended Usage Level:  20-25% to create an oily gel (SurfPro™ AOF will only gel vegetable oils and vegetable butters), 5-10% as a cold process emulsifier in o/w emulsions
Appearance: Pale yellow liquid
Odor: Characteristic
pH as supplied: 5.5 - 7.5

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