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Chemsil Specialty Products

CHEMSIL specialty products are new silicone raw materials that fit into unique applications. A broad line of products are offered with various performance attributes such as sensory modification, thickening benefits and emulsifying capability. Innospec is committed to developing new and unique raw materials to create innovative finished products.

Our range includes:

Chemsil K-12

INCI Name: Dimethicone (and) Dimethicone PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer

Water-in-silicone emulsifier/surfactant incorporates cross polymer for luxurious skin feel. Commonly used for transparent skin serums.

Chemsil K-13

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer

High solids clear elastomer gel. Good thickening capability and suspension with large particles. Provides elegant skin feel providing matte skin finish on skin.Formulates excellent silky soft creme base.

Chemsil K-17

INCI Name: Dimethicone (and) Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer

Silicone gel with volatile dimethicone carrier. Leaves long-lasting, elegant skin feel.Useful thickening agent for various oils.

Chemsil K-27

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethiconol (and) Dimethicone /Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer

Provides excellent conditioning and heat protection to hair. Aids in prevention and repair of split ends.

Chemsil K-45

INCI Name: Acrylate/Dimethicone Copolymer (and) Cyclopentasiloxane

Provides long lasting, soft, flexible film with excellent water and oil repellency. Uses include long lasting color cosmetics, water resistant sunscreens.

Chemsil K-50

INCI Name: Acrylate/Dimethicone Copolymer (and) Isododecane

Same acrylate-silicone copolymer used in K-45 for long lasting wear but utilizes isododecane as diluents. Cyclic silicone free.

Chemsil K-51

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer

Popular clear elastomer gel compound with a luxuriously dry after-feel. Leaves a matte finish on skin with a talc-like after-feel. Used in skin care preparations. Volatile cyclic diluents for fast dry time.

Chemsil K-54

INCI Name: Diphenyl Dimethicone

Highest refractive index product available, provides that extra shine for new and improved hair serums and sprays.

Chemsil K-56

INCI Name: Phenyltrimethicone

Used extensively in hair care products for superior shine due to high refractive index. Light, greaseless after feel on hair and skin.

Chemsil K-61

INCI Name: Dimethicone (and) Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer

Gel elastomer compound with low moelcular weight dimethicone diluent. Dries quickly to a matte finish.

Chemsil K-72

INCI Name: Trimethylsiloxysilicate

100% silicone resin. Provides durable resistanceto transfer and wash-off.

Chemsil K-73

INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Trimethylsiloxysilicate

Silicone resin combined with volatile cyclic silicone. Used in skin care, suncare, shower gels and color cosmetics. Provides a long lasting, water resistant film on skin surface.

Chemsil K-74

INCI Name: Dimethicone (and) Trimethylsiloxysilicate

Same as K-73 but free from cyclic silicones.

Chemsil K-81

INCI Name: Phenyltrimethicone (and) Dimethicone/Phenyl Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer


High shine elastomer gel use in color cosmetics. soft skin feel with high shine.


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