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  • Flirting with electrolytes and polymerics…. How long do I have to wait???

    Posted by graillotion on October 11, 2021 at 12:28 am

    I am tempting fate, trying to use some mild electrolytes with a formula that is enhanced with Aristoflex AVC and carbomer.  I was unsure if they were maintaining viscosity in formulation, as the formula is always just a touch thinner than I would anticipate (a cream).

    So I made just a little water based test…with all the possible aggravations.  It gelled as expected…..but my question is…. how long do I have to observe this to see if a viscosity reduction will occur?  One hour?  24 hours?  One Month….6 months?

    Thank You.

    pharma replied 2 years, 4 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • pharma

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    October 11, 2021 at 4:29 am

    It’s a fast process, you don’t have to wait.

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