Silicon replacements


Plant derived volatile silicones substitute

INCI name

C13-15 Alkane, Polyglyceryl-6 Oleate


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 a 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 coloring pigments in color cosmetics or physical and chemicals filters in sun care applications. 
  • 100% based on vegetable raw materials.
  • Ultra-Low viscosity and high volatility.
  • Compatible with UV filters and lipophilic ingredients.
  • Highly stable against oxidation. 
  • Confers silky and “powdery” touch to skincare products. Suitable in haircare conditioners to confer brilliance to the hair.
  • Excellent spreadability and non-greasy feel.
  • Colorless and odorless.
  • Soluble in mineral and vegetable oils. Insoluble in water, glycerine and glycols.


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


   Appearance Clear liquid
Colourless or slightly yellow
   Odour Characteristic
   pH N.A.
   Dry residue (105°C) 99 – 100 %
   Flash point 115 – 120 °C
   Specific Gravity (25°C) 0.76 – 0.79 

It may be used in a wide range of skin-friendly formulas. It is suitable both for children and very delicate skins.

% OF USE: 3.0 – 30.0%


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