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DOWSIL™ EL-7040 Hydro Elastomer Blend

  • Overview

    INCI Name: Caprylyl Methicone (and) PEG-12 Dimethicone/PPG-20 Crosspolymer

    Mixes Easily with Water

    Maintains a viscous gel structure when mixed with water or polar materials

    Broad Compatibility

    Works with organic materials providing formulation flexibility

    Enhanced Sensory

    Gives skin a smooth, powdery, non-greasy feel

    Expand and Differentiate with Dow Consumer Solutions Award-Winning Hydrophilic Elastomer*

    Create color cosmetics, skin care and sun care formulations with a fresh, silky feel — the kind your customers want — with DOWSIL™ EL-7040 Hydro Elastomer Blend. Our hydrophilic elastomer blend, it mixes easily with water and water soluble materials resulting into gel-like texture with superior aesthetics, and is compatible with organic materials to expand your formulation flexibility.

    *Cosmetics and Toiletries R&D Award’s Best New Ingredient 2013

    Additional Benefits Include:

    • Smooth, powdery, non-greasy feel
    • Maintains texture at high water or glycerin levels**
    • Improved organic compatibility***
    • Incorporation of up to 75% water
    • Incorporation of up to 40% glycerin
    • Ability to create clear systems
    • Rheology modifier for water-based and anhydrous systems
    • High spreadability
    • Elastomer system with refreshing feel
    • Formulation flexibility
    • Listed in the Catalogue of Cosmetics Ingredients used in China

    **In formulation with 50% water or 40% glycerin

    ***Organic compatibility evaluated using a 75/25 blend of elastomer/solvent

    Create a Fresh, Silky Feel

    Learn more about this hydrophilic elastomer blend.

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