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DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER

CAS Number: 243137-53-3
Chem/IUPAC Name: Siloxanes and silicones, dimethyl, polymers with mono[(ethenyldimethylsilyl)oxy]-terminated dimethyl siloxanes
COSING REF No: 33439
Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer
Dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer is a type of white silicone powder that gives a silky and smooth feel to the skin. It protects the skin from harmful environment and also has deep hydrating properties. Moreover, it absorbs oil and is therefore suited for oily skin.

What is DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER used for?

Dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer is an ingredient that improves the texture of formulations used in skincare and cosmetic products. It is used in a variety of products like deodorants, makeup, and moisturizer.
  • Skin care: It is responsible for giving skin a silky and smooth feel. It also absorbs excess oil and sebum from the skin, leaving it fresh and light. It also acts as a viscosity increasing agent
  • Cosmetic products: It helps improve the spreadability of products. It is hydrating and also protects the skin against harmful elements in the environment

Origin

Dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer is a white silicone powder that is obtained by cross-linking vinyl dimethylpolysiloxane with dimethylpolysiloxane.

What does DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER do in a formulation?

  • Smoothing
  • Viscosity controlling

Safety Profile of DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER

Dimethicone/vinyl dimethicone crosspolymer is considered safe for use in both rinse-off and leave-on products. It is also non-comedogenic, which means that it does not block pores or cause acne. Still, a patch test is recommended prior to full usage.

DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER Technical profile

Property Values
Solubility Insoluble in water

Who supplies DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER ?

Elkem Silicones
Basel Chemie (Elkem)
BioMax Si&F
KCC Basildon (Momentive)
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