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Silicone Topical Excipients

Volatile fluids for topical pharmaceutical applications

Volatile ExcipientsProduct DescriptionFeatures / Uses
  • Clear, colorless low viscosity linear siloxane liquid

Excipient for pharmaceutical applications

  • Highly volatile
  • High spreadability
  • Dry smooth feel
  • Non-greasy
  • Good leveling and easy rub-out
  • Non-stinging on skin
  • Non-cooling
  • Non-occlusive
  • Clear, colorless, volatile polydimethylcyclosiloxane

Excipient for pharmaceutical applications

  • Volatile siloxane
  • Excellent spreading (low surface tension)
  • Imparts soft silky feel to the skin
  • Non-greasy
  • Leaves no oily residue or build-up
  • Detackifier
  • Non-cooling on skin
  • Non-stinging on skin
  • Compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients
  • Meets monograph requirements of the National Formulary for Cyclomethicone NF
  • Clear, colorless, volatile carrier

Excipient for pharmaceutical applications

  • Excellent spreading
  • Imparts soft silky feel to the skin
  • Non-greasy
  • Detackification
  • Leaves no oily residue or build-up
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