Sulfate Free Shampoo – Formulation

Protameen Chemicals, Manufacturer and Distributor of Specialty Materials for the Personal Care Industry.

Mild, sulfate-free shampoo. Gentle enough for color-treated and permed hair.

Contains Panthenol to add shine and texture to chemically damaged hair.

Ingredient Formulation
A2Protapon 30-A (Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate)30.00
A3Proteric CAB-LC (Cocamidopropylbetaine)12.00
A4Prortapon AC-85 (Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate)5.00
A5Protachem NA2-P (Disodium EDTA)0.15
A6dl Panthenol (Panthenol)0.50
B1Protachem EGDS (Glycol Distearate)2.00
B2Protamate 6000-DS (PEG-150 Distearate)1.50
C1Silsense Q-Plus¹ (Silicone Quaternium-8)1.00
C2Protacide DMDM-H (DMDM Hydantoin)0.35
D1Citric Acid qs to pH 6.0 – 6.5---


  1. Add the water to the manufacturing vessel and heat to 60 – 65C.
  2. Add A5 and A6 and mix to dissolve. Add A2, A3 and A4. Mix until uniform and maintain the temperature at 60 – 65C.
  3. Add B1 and B2 to the batch and mix until the ingredients are completely melted and uniformly dispersed.
  4. Continue mixing and cool the batch to 40 – 45C.
  5. Add C1 and C2 and mix until uniformly dispersed.
  6. Check the pH and adjust to pH 6.0 – 6.5 with citric acid.
  7. Add fragrance and mix until uniform.
  8. Continue mixing and cool to room temperature.
  • Appearance: Viscous, pearlescent liquid.
  • Viscosity: 23,000 cps
  • pH: 6.46

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