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Roll-on deodorant

Natural mineral roll-on deodorant

Diatomite-based formulation

consumer benefits

Body odour control, dry feel, bare skin sensation


Toiletries - deodorants and antiperspirants


This formulation containing ImerCare® 400D diatomaceous earth offers high absorbency in roll-on deodorants and antiperspirants, giving a pleasant, dry touch.



Typical formulation ingredients

Phase INCI Name Ingredients Function %
A PPG-15 Stearyl Ether Arlamol PS15E (CRODA) Emollient 5.0
Isopropyl Myristate DUB IPM (Stearinerie Dubois) Emollient 4.0
Polyglyceryl-6 Stearate (and) Polyglyceryl-6 Behenate TEGO Care PBS 6 (Evonik) Surfactant 3.0
Cetearyl Alcohol TEGO Alkanol 1618 (Evonik) Consistency Enhancer 0.8
B Aqua - Solvent QSP 100
Disodium EDTA EDETA BD (BASF) Chelating Agent 0.1
Glycerin - Humectant 2.0
Xanthan Gum Rhodicare T (Solvay) Thickener 0.1
Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate Structure XL (MASSO) Thickener 2.0
Diatomaceous Earth ImerCare® 400D (Imerys) Odour Absorbency Agent 2.0
C Phenoxyethanol (and) Ethylhexylglycerin Euxyl PE 9010 (Schülke & Mayr) Preservative 1.0
Caprylyl Glycol (and) Ethylhexylglycerin Sensiva SC 10 (Schülke & Mayr) Preservative 1.0



  • Weigh phase A ingredients, stir and heat to 80°C until homogenised.
  • Dissolve EDTA and Sodium Hydroxide.
  • Add phase B to phase A and mix under low shear until homogenised.
  • Heat for 30 minutes at 80°C.
  • Pre-mix Propylene Glycol with Uniwhite and add it to the blend.
  • Melt the Pluracare F127 Prill and mix it with the fragrance at 55°C. Add to the blend.
  • Pre-mix phase E ingredients then phase F ingredients before adding them into the blend at 78°C.
  • Homogenise and stir for 10 minutes.
  • Add phase G at 78°C at 300 RPM and stir for 15 minutes until homogenised.
  • Filter the mix on 250μm canvas and then pour it at 78°C into the container.

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