Silicon replacements

SILGREEN® C

Plant derived volatile silicones substitute

INCI name

C13-15 Alkane (and) 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 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 colouring pigments in colour cosmetics or physical and chemicals filters in sun care applications.
  • 100% based on vegetable and palm-free 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 hair.
  • Excellent spreadability and non-greasy feel.
  • Colourless and odourless.
  • Soluble in mineral and vegetable oils. Insoluble in water, glycerine and glycols.
 

ORIGIN

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

TEST

Tolerance test made on reconstructed vaginal epithelium which show it is neither irritant nor toxic or CMR.

 

 
   Appearance Clear liquid
   Colour
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 g/ml
  • 5 – 30% All type of white cosmetics, including: baby products; body care; skin and hair treatment; hands, nails and feet care; make-up products and sun protection (also product with very high SPF, UVA/B, self-tanning, after-sun, …)
  • 2 – 30% Hair dry oil applications.