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DOWSIL™ FC-5002 IDD Resin Gum

Made of approximately 40% of Trimethylsiloxysilicate/Dimethiconol Crosspolymer dissolved in isododecane. After evaporation of the isododecane, the silicone polymer forms a film on skin. INCI Name: Isododecane (and) Trimethylsiloxysilicate/Dimethiconol Crosspolymer


  • Excellent film flexibility            
  • Very high sebum repellency; high water repellency           
  • High rub-off resistance           
  • High transfer resistance for long-lasting color   
  • Permeable to water vapor
  • Demonstrated performance in different formulation textures and sensory experiences 
  • Comfortable to wear
  • Long-lasting performance in both skin care and makeup products                
  • Suitable for main formulation types; available in three carriers for formulation and manufacturing flexibility
  • Listed in the Catalogue of Cosmetics Ingredients used in China

Make a splash in beauty care with silicone resin gums

Silicone resin gums are a new class of silicone film-formers designed to form highly flexible and breathable films for improved comfort of wear – and to offer long-lasting properties with excellent water repellency and transfer resistance, making them a good choice for color cosmetics applications …  and beyond.

Like our other silicone film-forming technologies, silicone resin gums from Dow give you a different and complementary approach to meeting evolving consumer needs for long-lasting performance.

Formulation flexibility and demonstrated performance

Silicone resin gums from Dow can be used in water/oil, oil/water and anhydrous formulations, and their performance has been demonstrated in a variety of color cosmetic applications – namely foundations, mascaras and eye shadows.


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

  • Color Clear to slightly hazy liquid
  • Cyclopentasiloxane Content < 0.1 %
  • Cyclotetrasiloxane Content < 0.1 %
  • Film Forming on Skin true
  • Flash Point, Closed Cup 43 °C
  • Long Lasting/Substantivity true
  • Non-Occlusive true
  • Pigment Deposition true
  • Shelf Life 1800 Days
  • Viscosity at 25ºC 114 Centistokes

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