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Dow Corning Presents Silicone Organic Elastomer Blend for Personal Care Products

Published on 2011-06-02. Author : SpecialChem

Dow Corning® presents EL-8052 IH Silicone Organic Elastomer Blend (INCI: Isohexadecane (and) Dimethicone/Bis-Isobutyl PPG 20 Crosspolymer) is a clear to slightly translucent crosslinked silicone-organic elastomer gel delivered in a non-volatile organic carrier fluid and is compatible with a wide range of organic ingredients.

EL-8052 IH Silicone Organic Elastomer Blend makes it easy to combine the benefits of organic and active ingredients with the delightful sensory experience of silicone gels, including solvents, natural oils and sunscreen actives while providing a silky, smooth feel. The Elastomer blend provide dry smoothness and a silky, lubricious skin feel, improves organic compatibility versus traditional silicone elastomer gels, enhances aesthetics of anhydrous and water-based formulations and also provides thickening benefits in alcohol-based systems.

Applications

  • Imparts light, silky, lubricious skin feel
  • Delivery aid for lipophilic actives, including sunscreens
  • Rheology and texture modifier in oil-in-water and water-in-oil emulsions and anhydrous gels
  • Designed for wide range of personal care products such as skin care, color cosmetics, and sun care

About Dow Corning

Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company's Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States. Dow Corning's global operations adhere to the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care® initiative, a stringent set of standards designed to advance the safe and secure management of chemical products and processes.

Written by : SpecialChem Editorial Team
Based on Information Displayed on www.dowcorning.com


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