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DOWSIL™ 9040 Silicone Elastomer Blend

Offering reliable supply of DOWSIL™ 9040 Silicone Elastomer Blend

Available in Pails and Drums

DOWSIL™ 9040 Silicone Elastomer Blend is a mixture of high molecular weight silicone elastomers (dimethicone crosspolymer) in cyclopentasiloxane for use in skincare, haircare, color cosmetics, suncare, antiperspirants and deodorants, and wound care applications.

Univar Solutions supplies DOWSIL™ 9040 Silicone Elastomer Blend nationwide. With more than 120 distribution centers, our private fleet, and professional staff, we provide you proven reliability and quality service at every touchpoint.



  • Compatible with a variety of lipophilic active ingredients such as fragrances, sunscreens, vitamins, and vitamin derivatives
  • Clear to slightly translucent cross-linked silicone elastomer gel
  • Easy to formulate
  • Acts as a thickening agent for water-in-oil and water-in-silicone formulations and silicone fluids
  • Slight sebum absorption
  • Provides dry smoothness and a light silky skin feel non-greasy



  • Enhances the aesthetics of volatile silicones
  • Reduces tackiness of formulations
  • Quick absorption
  • Cold processing
  • The stability of vitamin derivatives such as Vitamin A Palmitate is improved when premixed with DOWSIL™ 9040 Silicone Elastomer Blend prior to incorporation into a finished formulation


  • Skincare
  • Hair care
  • Many other potential formulations

Sizes Available

  • Pails
  • Drums


  • Personal care grade DOWSIL™ 9040 Silicone Elastomer Blend


  • Cyclopentasiloxane and Dimethicone Crosspolymer

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