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Silicone Topical Excipients

Silicone Emolients for creams and gels

BlendsProduct DescriptionFeatures / Uses
  • Blend of silicone gum (6%) in a low viscosity dimethicone fluid

Excipient for pharmaceutical applications

  • Clear
  • Non-volatile fluid as carrier
  • Substantive
  • Non-occlusive
  • Film former
  • Long-lasting
  • Wash off resistance
  • Smooth and lubricious feel
  • Blend of hydroxy-terminated silicone gum (1%) in a volatile dimethicone fluid

Excipient for pharmaceutical applications

  • Film former
  • Long lasting substantivity
  • Soft smooth feel
  • Non-occlusive
  • Spreading agent
  • Wash off resistant
  • High volatility fluid as carrier
  • Mixture of a high molecular weight silicone elastomer in cyclomethicone

Excipient for pharmaceutical applications

  • Easy to formulate
  • Non-occlusive
  • Slight sebum absorption possible
  • Acts as thickening agent for water-in-oil and water-in-silicone formulations and silicone fluid
  • Provides dry smoothness and non- greasy feel on the skin
  • Reduce tackiness of formulation
  • Quick absorption
  • Cold processing
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