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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
  • Does not contain ingredients of animal origin (Suitable for Vegan)
  • This product has not been tested on animals by or on behalf of Dow Chemical
  • Non-GMO***
  • Based on our knowledge available at this time, Dow does not expect this product to be classified as nanomaterial***
  • No animal cross contamination
  • No porcine contamination

*In formulation with 50% water or 40% glycerin

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

***See Regulatory Datasheet for further detail

Properties

These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Typical Properties

  • Active Compatibility Yes No Chemical Sunscreens, Natural Oils
  • Appearance on Skin Yes No Color Intensity, Matte
  • Carrier Type Yes No Silicone, Volatile
  • Compatibility Yes No Polar Ingredients
  • Form Yes No Anhydrous (gel)
  • Moisturization Benefits Yes No Moisturizing
  • Nonvolatile Content Yes No 17.5 to 19.5 %
  • Performance Benefits Yes No Fragrance Retention, Texture Enhancer
  • Sensory Benefits Yes No Refreshing
  • Skin Texture Benefits Yes No Sensory Enhancer (light feel), Sensory Enhancer (powdery feel), Sensory Enhancer (smooth 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

Learn more about this hydrophilic elastomer blend.

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