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THIXCIN® R PC

Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Elementis
Trihydroxystearin. THIXCIN® R PC by Elementis is a non-animal rheological additive for cosmetics and toiletries. It is non-hygroscopic derivative of castor oil which offers a high degree of thickening in cosmetics mineral, vegetable, silicone oils and low polarity aliphatic solvent. It provides thixotropy and improves product stability when used in the oil phase of emulsions. It can be used as a binder in pressed powder formulations. It controls viscosity, reduces settling of pigments and extenders, produces optimum flow, enhances leveling and improves stick pay-off & compatibility. THIXCIN® R PC is suitable for use in creams, lotions, eye pencils & sticks, eye shadows, mascaras, lip glosses, lipsticks, lip balms, nail-polishes and sun care products. The shelf life of this grade is 4 years. It is approved by Ecocert Greenlife in accordance with the COSMOS standard.
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THIXCIN® R PC
Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Elementis
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Claims
  • Thickeners & Stabilizers
  • bio-based
  • non-animal
INCI Names
CAS Number
139-44-6
Use Level
By weight of the system (or oil phase in emulsions): 0.2-0.8%
In pressed powders, tablets and granules: 0.5-2.0%
EINECS/ELINCS No:
205-364-6
Appearance
Powder
Color
White to yellowish
Product Status
COMMERCIAL
Applications/ Recommended for
  • Creams, lotions & gels
  • Sun care
  • Decorative cosmetics/Make-up
Origin/Nature
Natural oils, Bio/ Organic
Regulatory Status
EU, US
Bio Based
Yes
Bio Based Content Comments
Castor oil-based
Labels/Agency Rating
Ecocert, COSMOS approved

THIXCIN® R PC Properties

Property

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Acid Value
< 3
Heavy Metal Content
< 0.001 %
Hydroxyl Value
154 - 165

Compatiblity with other products

Find products that are predicted to be compatible with THIXCIN® R PC.

This list of compatible products is generated out of estimated HSP values. A practical determination of these HSP values would provide higher certainty.
Learn more about Hansen Solubility Parameters (HSP) and their use in predictive formulation.

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