This 70% Moment of Joy Hand Sanitizer contains a combination of rheology modifiers to deliver a clear, viscous gel. The result is a shear-thinning formula that applies easily and delivers silky sensory experience. It brings a moment of joy with blue capsules that release moisturizing shea butter during application.

This formulation features UltraThix P-100 polymer which is a thickener, with alcohol compatibility, for suspending capsules and providing a clean feel.

Phase Trade Name INCI Name % w/w
A Deionized Water Aqua 27.83
UltraThix™️ P-100 Polymer Acrylic Acid/VP Crosspolymer 0.80
Aminomethyl Propanol 0.17
B Ethanol Alcohol 70.00
Hydroxypropylcellulose 0.20
C Captivates™️ HC-6880 Encapsulates Water (Aqua); Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter; Acacia Senegal Gum; Gelatin; CI 77007; CI 77891; Phenoxyethanol; Benzoic Acid; Dehydroacetic Acid; Xanthan Gum 1.00


Procedure for Moment of Joy Hand Sanitizer

  1. Phase A: add the water to the main container and sprinkle the UltraThix P-100 polymer in the vortex and mix until well dispersed. Add the neutralization agent (aminomethyl propanol) and mix until clear and uniform.
  2. Phase B: add the Hydroxypropylcellulose to ethano, under good agitation, to make a slurry. Mix until all the hydroxypropylcellulose is wetted and the polymer is not floating on surface ethanol.
  3. Mix for about 15 minutes to make a gel.
  4. Phase C: slowly add the capsules and mix until uniform.

Specifications for Moment of Joy Hand Sanitizer

Appearance: clear viscous gel with blue shea butter capsules
pH: 6.5 – 7.5
Viscosity (Brookfield RVT, sp 7 at 20 RPM, 20°C): 15,000 – 25,000 cP

Moment of Joy Hand Sanitizer















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Reference No. 12897.27A