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DOWSIL™ 9040 Silicone Elastomer Blend

A mixture of high molecular weight silicone elastomers (dimethicone crosspolymer) in cyclopentasiloxane for use in skincare, haircare, color cosmetics, suncare, antiperspirants and deodorants, and woundcare applications. INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone Crosspolymer

Benefits:

  • Does not contain ingredients of animal origin (Suitable for Vegan)
  • Based on our knowledge available at this time, Dow does not expect this product to be classified as nanomaterial*
  • Non-GMO*
  • No animal cross contamination
  • No porcine contamination
  • Enables ease of formulation
  • Broad compability with cosmetic ingredients
  • Colorless
  • Enables thickening in W-in-O formulations
  • Enables thickening in W-in-Si formulations
  • Imparts a dry, smooth, silky feel
  • Enhances aesthetics
  • Quick absorption
  • Effictive in cold processes

*See Regulatory Datasheet for further details

Properties

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Typical Properties

  • Appearance on Skin Yes No Matte
  • Carrier Type Yes No Silicone, Volatile
  • Color Protection Yes No true
  • Cyclotetrasiloxane Content Yes No < 1 %
  • Dry Yes No During Application Feel, Powdery Feel
  • Dry Combing Yes No true
  • Form Yes No Anhydrous (gel)
  • Hair Protection Benefits Yes No Color Protection
  • Hair Texture Benefits Yes No Texture Builder
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity Yes No 250000 to 580000 Centistokes
  • Manageability/Control Yes No true
  • Nonvolatile Content Yes No 12 to 12.75 %
  • Performance Benefits Yes No Fragrance Retention, Texture Enhancer
  • Quick Absorption Yes No true
  • Reduce Yes No Syneresis, Tackiness
  • Reduced Yes No Drying Time, Greasiness
  • Sebum Absorption Yes No true
  • Skin Texture Benefits Yes No Sensory Enhancer (dry feel), Sensory Enhancer (light feel), Sensory Enhancer (powdery feel)
  • Slipperiness Yes No true
  • Smooth Feel Yes No true
  • Soft Feel Conditioning - Dry Yes No true
  • Specific Gravity @ 25°C Yes No 0.96
  • Wet Combing Yes No true

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