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Silicone Fluid


CareSil® CFF-3401 is a pure 60 Mol% fluoro-silicone fluid available in 350, 1,000, and 12,500 cPs. This ingredient is an ideal component that can be used in a variety of skin care and color cosmetic formulations due to its non-irritating and non-sensitive properties.

Features and Benefits

  • CFF-3401 offers transfer and wash-off resistance in color cosmetics 
  • Enhanced hydrophobic and oleophobic properties 
  • Acts as an ingredient to deliver moisturizing properties 
  • Unique fluoro chemistry designed for skin care and color cosmetic applications 
  • Enhanced substanstivity to the skin 
  • Enhanced spreadability in comparison to standard Dimethicone 
  • Reduces tackiness in formulations 
  • Low refractive index 
  • Enhanced pigment wetting in color cosmetics


  • Moisturization 
  • Anti-Aging/Anti-Wrinkle 
  • Sunscreen, After- Sun, and Self- Tanners 
  • Skin Repair Serums 
  • Skin Tone Repair 
  • Men’s Grooming 
  • Color Cosmetics

Product Details

Property Average result
INCI Name Trifluoropropyl Dimethicone
D4 Content <0.05 %
Viscosity 350 cP / 1,000 cP / 25,000 cP
Appearance Clear, Colorless, Liquid
Refractive Index 1.38
Specific Gravity 1.21
Comment 60 Mol% Fluorosilicone
Display in metric units

The above properties are tested on a lot-to-lot basis. Do not use as a basis for preparing specifications. Please contact NuSil Technology for assistance and recommendations in establishing particular specifications.

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