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elastomer gels lifesciences skincare



Elastomer Gel


CareSil™ CXG-1101 is a high purity elastomer gel at 12% solids delivered in cyclopentasiloxane. This ingredient is ideal for a wide variety of skin care formulations. This material delivers mattifying properties with a powdery feel.

Features and Benefits

  • High purity; <0.05% D4 cyclic content
  • Proprietary process creates an elastomer gel free of pilling and balling
  • High clarity silicone
  • Enhances soft focus attributes and increased cushion
  • Mattifying properties
  • Non-tacky film former that provides excellent coverage
  • Texturizing balance – adds structure while not compromising spreadability
  • Ideal for non-irritating and sensitive skin care applications


  • 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 Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer
D4 Content <0.05 %
Viscosity 550,000 cP
Appearance Clear, Colorless to Light Yellow, Gel
Non-Volatile Content 12 %
Refractive Index 1.4
Specific Gravity 0.96
Comment 12% Solids Elastomer Gel Dispersed in D5
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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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