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SILGREEN® C

Plant derived volatile silicones substitute


INCI

C13-15 ALKANES, POLYGLYCERYL-6 OLEATE

DESCRIPTION

SILGREEN® C
SILGREEN® C is a 100% plant-derived substitute to volatile silicone oils designed to confer the dry and “powdery” touch of Cyclopentasiloxane and Isohexadecane. It is based on a synergistic combination of vegetable alkanes and a copolymer obtained from Olive Oil.

SILGREEN® C confers dry silicone-like texture to the product, it is ideal to improve the spreadability of white cosmetics and reduce the overall greasiness of the formula.
Moreover, SILGREEN® C acts as an effective dispersant for colouring pigments in colour cosmetics or physical and chemicals filters in sun care applications.

ORIGIN

Combination of vegetable alkanes and a copolymer derived from olive oil.

PROPERTIES

  • 100% based on vegetable and palm-free raw materials.
  • Ultra-Low viscosity and high volatility.
  • Compatible with UV filters and lipophilic ingredients.
  • Highly stable against oxidation./li>
  • Confers silky and “powdery” touch to skincare products. Suitable in haircare conditioners to confer brilliance to hair.
  • Excellent spreadability and non-greasy feel.
  • Colourless and odourless.
  • Soluble in mineral and vegetable oils. Insoluble in water, glycerine and glycols.

APPLICATIONS

  • 5 – 30% All type of white cosmetics, including: baby products; body care; skin and hair treatment; hands, nails and feet care; make-up products and sun protection (also product with very high SPF, UVA/B, self-tanning, after-sun, …)
  • 2 – 30% Hair dry oil applications.

TEST

  • Tolerance test made on reconstructed vaginal epithelium which show it is neither irritant nor toxic or CMR.

CHARACTERISTICS

APPEARANCECLEAR LIQUID
COLOURCOLOURLESS OR SLIGHTLY YELLOW
ODOURSLIGHT, CHARACTERISTIC
PHN.A.
FLASH POINT115 - 120 °C
DRY RESIDUE (105°C)99 – 100 %
SPECIFIC GRAVITY (25°C)0.76 – 0.79 G/ML

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