• Volatile carrier for silicone elastomer gels, gum blends, and fluids
  • Compatible with a range of cosmetic ingredients
  • Further reduces the non-volatile content of silicone elastomer gels, gum blends, and fluids
  • Delivers a silky feel within skin care applications
  • Delivers enhanced spreadability and emolliency within skin care 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 Cyclohexasiloxane
Viscosity 7 cSt (6.77 mPa*s)
Appearance Clear
Specific Gravity 0.97
D4 Content <0.05 %
Refractive Index 1.40
Comment Pure Volatile Silicone Gas Chromatography: (D4):<0.05% (D5):<0.05% (D6):<99.5%

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The test data shown for this material is the average value for typical properties. All of these properties may not be tested on a lot to lot basis and cannot be used to draft specifications. Please contact NuSil for assistance and recommendations in establishing limits for product specifications.