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Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Shin-Etsu
Dimethicone (and) Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer. KSG-16 by Shin-Etsu acts as a thickening agent. It is a fine particle, 3-dimensional crosslinked silicone elastomer. It exhibits good swelling characteristics in silicone fluids.
  • It provides matte effect, smooth and silky feel to the skin.
  • It shows good compatibility with silicones.
  • It improves the stability of cosmetics.
  • KSG-16 is used in skin care and make-up products.
  • Silicones > Silicone Elastomers
  • Thickeners & Stabilizers > Synthetic Polymers / Synthetic Blends > Silicone Elastomers & Blends
  • mattifying
  • silky feel
  • smoothness
Chemical Composition
Silicone elastomer
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