SeraSilk® AM 80

INCI: Dimethicone (and) Cetearyl Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer
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Product Features

  • Excellent compatibility with organic oils
  • Soft skin feel and spreading ability
  • Thickening agent
  • Stabiliser for W/O and O/W emulsions
  • <0.1% D4

Typical Properties

  • % Active content: 100
  • % Gel content: 14
  • Viscosity (25°C): 200,000cS
  • Flash Point: 80°C (diluent)


  • Colour cosmetics
  • Skin creams & lotions
  • Cosmetic primers



SeraSilk® AM 80 is a crosslinked gel containing substituted alkyl functionality to increase organic compatibility in personal care formulations.  SeraSilk ® AM 80 had a high swelling capability in hydrocarbon oils and increases the structural viscosity of the oil phase.  The diluent of this product is 2cS dimethicone.

SeraSilk® AM 80 has good spreadability and adhesion onto the skin due to the alkyl chain.  A further benefit of this product is that it contains <0.1% D4.

KCC Beauty silicone elastomer blends are strong mattifying agents and are ideal for use in colour cosmetics applications where their sebum absorbing properties offer a matte, smooth and non-greasy appearance. They have the ability to increase formulation oil phase viscosity and produce a dry, silky smooth skin feel.

Recommended usage level 1 – 90%, but highly dependent on application.