Overview: Andisil® Cyclic Free Alternatives

Andisil® Cyclic free alternatives are formulated to address the growing regulatory concerns about the environmental safety of cyclopentasiloxane, commonly known as D5.

Andisil® Resin Blends for personal care offer a convenient delivery system for trimethylsiloxysilicate which provides strong water resistance and film forming properties.

Silicone Resin Blends Product Line & Specifications*
Product INCI Name Resin Content Refractive Index Viscosity
Andisil® MQ 2350 Dimethicone (and) Trimethylsiloxysilicate 50 % 1.406 80 cSt
*These properties are not intended to be used as specifications but only as suggested characteristics

    Skin Care Applications

  • Creams
  • Color Cosmetics
  • Sun Care

    Benefits

  • Film Forming Properties
  • Long Wear
  • Lubrication
  • Skin Protectant
  • Suitable for Clear Formulations
  • Transfer Resistance
  • Wash Off Resistance
  • Water Repellency

Andisil® Silicone Emulsifiers can be used for a variety of systems including: W/O, O/W, W/Si and Si/W. They also provide a soft, silky feel to the end product.

Silicone Emulsifier Product Line & Specifications*
Product INCI Name HLB Viscosity
Andisil® SP 2318 Dimethicone (and) PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone 2.0 50 cSt
Andisil® SP 2318C Dimethicone (and) PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone (50% Concentrate) 2.0 500 cSt
*These properties are not intended to be used as specifications but only as suggested characteristics

    Skin Care Applications

  • Antiperspirant / Deodorant
  • Cleansers
  • Creams
  • Color Cosmetics
  • Lotions
  • Serums
  • Sun Care
  • Shaving

    Benefits

  • Emulsifiers
  • Organic Compatibility
  • Suitable for Clear Formulations
  • Wetting Agent

    Hair Care Applications

  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner (Rinse Off)
  • Conditioner (Leave In)
  • Styling Treatments

    Benefits

  • Dilution Stability
  • Emulsifier
  • Formaldehyde Free
  • Improves Wet Combing

Andisil® Gum Blends combine volatile siloxanes with high molecular weight gums providing excellent water resistance. They are recommended for anhydrous formulations.

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Gum Blend Product Line & Specifications*
Product INCI Name ViscosityGum Content
Andisil® SF 2305 Dimethicone (and) Dimethiconol 3,000 cP 15%
Andisil® EM 2305 CG (Emulsion) Dimethicone (and) Dimethiconol (and) Laureth-23 (and) Laureth-4 3,000 cP 15%
*These properties are not intended to be used as specifications but only as suggested characteristics

    Skin Care Applications

  • Cleansers
  • Creams
  • Color Cosmetics
  • Lotions
  • Serums
  • Sun Care

    Benefits

  • Cushion
  • Film Forming Propeties
  • Organic Compatibility
  • Skin Protectant
  • Spreadability
  • Suitable for Clear Formulations
  • Wash off Resistance
  • Water Solubility

    Hair Care Applications

  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner (Leave In)
  • Styling Treatments

    Benefits

  • Anti-Frizz
  • Conditioning
  • Ease of Formulation
  • For Dry / Damaged Hair
  • Improves Dry Combing
  • Improves Wet Combing
  • Improves Texture
  • Low Residue/Light Build Up
  • Soft/Supple Feel

Andisil® Linear Siloxanes are volatile carriers that mimic the properties of cyclic siloxanes providing emolliency and water resistance to lotions and creams when used in skin care applications. They are also used as delivery agents for hair care actives; good for wet combing.

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Linear Siloxane Product Line & Specifications*
Product INCI Name Viscosity
Andisil® SF 3.5 Dimethicone 3.5 cSt
*These properties are not intended to be used as specifications but only as suggested characteristics

    Skin Care Applications

  • Antiperspirant / Deodorant
  • Cleansers
  • Creams
  • Color Cosmetics
  • Lotions
  • Serums
  • Sun Care

    Benefits

  • Lubrication
  • Spreadability
  • Suitable for Clear Formulations

    Hair Care Applications

  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner (Rinse Off)
  • Conditioner (Leave In)
  • Styling Treatments

    Benefits

  • Active Carrier
  • Improves Wet Combing
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