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Macrobead® 7100 Dimethicone

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by AMCOL Health & Beauty Solutions

Lauryl methacrylate/glycol dimethacrylate crosspolymer (and) dimethicone. Acts as a exfoliating agent. Macrobeads scrubs slowly break down into smaller, softer particles minimizing the potential for over-scrubbing and the associated irritation. As the particles break down, the macrobead products deliver the ingredient entrapped in their core. Through the delivery of dimethicone, It helps in providing exceptional after feel and the unique ability for skin protection claims from exfoliant products. Controlled particle attrition provides sensory cue of gentleness, leaves behind a luxurious after feel providing sensory indicator of effectiveness, enables simple formulation of novel facial and body cleansers/washes featuring high levels of silicones. It is used in facial and body scrubs, oil-free acne cleansers, anti-aging cleansers, skin polishers, liquid soap, bar soap and medicated shampoos. The customized products can create novel claims and potential applicatins such as fragrance delivery and extension while exfoliating, delivery of acne medications during facial or body cleansing, incorporation of colored materials for enhanced visual effect.

Macrobead® 7100 Dimethicone Product details

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INCI Names
Chemical Composition
CAS Number
63148-62-9, 9006-65-9, 9016-00-6
Product Status
Applications/ Recommended for
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Regulatory Status

Macrobead® 7100 Dimethicone Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Particle size
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Ingredient level
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pH stability of polymer
Last edited Nov 17, 2017
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