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DOWSIL™ EL-7040 Hydro Elastomer Blend

INCI Name: Caprylyl Methicone (and) PEG-12 Dimethicone/PPG-20 Crosspolymer

Benefits:

  • Smooth, powdery, non-greasy feel
  • Maintains texture at high water or glycerin levels*
  • Improved organic compatibility**
  • Incorporation of up to 75% water
  • Incorporation of up to 40% glycerin
  • Ability to create clear systems
  • Rheology modifier for water-based and anhydrous systems
  • High spreadability
  • Elastomer system with refreshing feel
  • Formulation flexibility
  • Listed in the Catalogue of Cosmetics Ingredients used in China

*In formulation with 50% water or 40% glycerin

**Organic compatibility evaluated using a 75/25 blend of elastomer/solvent

Properties

These values are typical properties and are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

  • Carrier Type Yes No Silicone, Volatile
  • Color Cosmetic Benefits Yes No Color Intensity / Uniformity, Texture Builder
  • Compatibility Yes No Polar Ingredients
  • Form Yes No Anhydrous (gel)
  • Nonvolatile Content Yes No 17.5 to 19.5 %
  • Skin Care Benefits Yes No Compatible with Organic Ingredients, Detackifier, Enhance Spreadability, Fragrance Retention, Matte Appearance, Moisturization, Refreshing Feel, Sensory Enhancer (light feel), Sensory Enhancer (powdery feel), Sensory Enhancer (smooth feel), Texture Enhancer
  • Sun Care Benefits Yes No Compatible with Sunscreens, Sensory Enhancer (light feel)

Expand and differentiate with Dow award-winning hydrophilic elastomer*

Create color cosmetics, skin care and sun care formulations with a fresh, silky feel — the kind your customers want — with DOWSIL™ EL-7040 Hydro Elastomer Blend. Our hydrophilic elastomer blend, it mixes easily with water and water soluble materials resulting into gel-like texture with superior aesthetics, and is compatible with organic materials to expand your formulation flexibility.

*Cosmetics and Toiletries R&D Award’s Best New Ingredient 2013

Create a Fresh, Silky Feel

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