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elastomer gels lifesciences skincare



Elastomer Gel


CareSil™ CXG-1103 is a high purity elastomer gel at 8% solids delivered in cyclopentasiloxane and cyclohexasiloxane. This ingredient is ideal for a wide variety of skin care and color cosmetic formulations. CXG-1103 delivers increased shine and gloss as compared to standard elastomer gels.

Features and Benefits

  • High clarity silicone
  • High purity; <0.05% D4 cyclic content
  • Lower process viscosity for ease of use
  • Proprietary process creates an elastomer gel free of pilling and balling
  • Delivers a silky and non–greasy feel within skin care applications
  • Increased shine and gloss
  • Ideal for non-irritating and sensitive skin care applications
  • D6 offers a unique sensory feel in formulations


  • 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) Cyclohexasiloxane (and) Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer
D4 Content <0.05 %
Viscosity 60,000 cP
Appearance Clear, Colorless, Gel
Non-Volatile Content 8 %
Refractive Index 1.4
Specific Gravity 0.96
Comment 8% Solids Elastomer Gel Dispersed in D5 and D6
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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