Silicone CS-1600 Silicone elastomer gel

SILICONE CS-1600 Silicone Elastomer Gel 
Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone Crosspolymer [INCI/CTFA]

Equivalent products

DC9040, DC9045, and SFE839

Feature:
- Clear to slightly translucent crosslinked silicone elastomer gel 
- Suitable for many personal care formulations 
- Acts as a thickening agent for w/o and w/silicone oil formulations, cyclomethicones and other silicone fluid

Benefit:
- Provides dry smoothness and a light silky skin feel , non-greasy 
- Enhances the aesthetics of cyclomethicones 
- Reduces tackiness of formulations 
- Quick absorption 
- Cold processing 
- Slight sebum absorption

DESCRIPTIONS:  Silicone CS-1600 silicone elastomer blend is  a mixture of high molecular weight silicone elastomer in cyclomethicone. Since a clear to slightly translucent 
gel, Silicone CS-1600 could be dispersed in oil phase excellently. The product may be formulated into w/o emulsions, water-in-silicone oil, and o/w emulsions and 
anhydrous products to provide dry smoothness and a light silky skin, 
non-greasy feel.  

TECHNICAL DATA:
Appearance: Clear to slightly translucent gel 
Penetration degree (1/10mm):   300-450 
Non-volatile content (%, w/w):  ≥14

APPLICATION: Silicone CS-1600 may be used in skin care, hair care, and other potential formulations, such as sun care, color cosmetics, and styling aid, etc.


HOW TO USE: 
Silicone CS-1600 could be dispersed into the oil-phase using simple mixing. 
- It may be added to the oil phase or silicone phase in an emulsion 
formulation; 
- It can be post-added to emulsions provided the emulsion is viscous 
enough for the products to be dispersed. 
- For ease of use, blending with Dimethicone or cyclomethicone may 
reduce its viscosity. 
- When heat is used, the material should be processed in an enclosed 
vessel to prevent the cylcopentasiloxane from volatilizing. 
- The recommended processing temperature is not over 60 Celsius. 
The suggested usage level is 1%-20%


PACKAGING: Silicone CS-1600 is supplied in 6kg, 18kg plastic pails or 180kg iron drums

STORAGE AND TRANSPRORT: Silicone CS-1600 is non-dangerous product. In storage and transportation, prevent from the exposure of moisture, acids, alkalis, the sun and rain directly. The product has at least 24 months shelf life from the date of production at room temperature in seal-tight condition.  The storage temperature could not be 
over 60 Celsius.

CAUTIONS: Silicone CS-1600 is neither tested nor suggested in the medical and pharmaceutical 
applications. 
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