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Unformatted text preview: better and was smooth when pouring. 3) Burows Cream is a water in oil emulsion (w/o). This is because the absorption base was the continuous phase or the external phase and the solution was the dispersed phase or the internal phase. The quantity of the continuous phase was lager than that of the dispersed phase. The water moved inside of the oil. 4) The calcium hydroxide topical solution was the surfactant that stabilized the liniment. Triethanolamine was the surfactant that stabilized the shaving cream. 5) The absorption base turned from translucent to opaque in the Burows Cream due to the spatulation. The spatulation helped to break down the oil particle size which allowed for better mixing of the oil and water. The oil phase no longer had the same properties as before and was no longer translucent....
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- Fall '05