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Silwax® H416

Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Siltech in-cosmetics global 2020
Cetyl Dimethicone. Silwax® H416 by Siltech is a lubricant. It is liquid alkylated silicone. The alkyl pendant groups make it more compatible with many organic systems. It provides gloss, barrier properties and softness to personal care products. It offers excellent emmoliency properties. It is suitable for skin care and AP products. It is recommended for cleansers (foaming), augment moisturizers, lotions, cosmetics, antiperspirant and deodorant. Silwax® H416 has a shelf life of 36 months when stored in the original, unopened containers between 10 and 40°C.
  • Silicones > Alkyl Methyl Siloxanes
  • Lubricants / Slip Agents
  • glossy/ultra-glossy
  • softness
  • lubricius feeling
INCI Names
Chemical Composition
Cetyl dimethicone
CAS Number
Use Level
1.0 - 3.0 wt%
Liquid, clear
Product Status
Applications/ Recommended for
  • Creams, lotions & gels
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care) > Facial care > Moisturizing products (creams & lotions)
  • Toiletries (Shower & Bath, Oral care...) > Antiperspirants & deodorants
Regulatory Status

Silwax® H416 Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Color, Gardner
< 3
Active Content
100 %
75 - 250

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