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  • Aristoflex AVC for Aha acids

    Posted by Learntounlearn on April 17, 2021 at 6:28 pm

    Hi,
    Can aristoflex AVC be used for formulating alpha hydroxy acids based serums if the formula pH is adjusted to 4.
    Also, will adding any base to increase pH will cause the gel to disrupt?

    ngarayeva001 replied 2 years, 10 months ago 3 Members · 2 Replies
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  • chemicalmatt

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    April 20, 2021 at 7:43 pm

    @Learntounlearn Aristoflex will thicken virtually nil at pH 4.0, so bring the pH up to 5.0 with dilute sodium hydroxide and you’ll see a dramatic difference. Your gel will be fine.

  • ngarayeva001

    Member
    April 20, 2021 at 9:11 pm

    Sepinov EMT10 will thicken at 4. Sepimax Zen at 3 (I want to say 2.7 but my ph meter isn’t the most accurate).

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