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Hectorite Gel
Hectorite Gel

Hectorite Gel

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HS Code 1521904000
Description: Very versatile dispersion of hectorite blended with isododecane for adding viscosity of oil-phase systems. Hectorite is a natural, soft, greasy, white clay mineral occurring in volcanic ash and tuff. Light tan colored (buff) thick gel. Not water-soluble. Miscible with oils.

CAS: 31807-55-3, 97280-96-1, 108-32-7

INCI Name: Isododecane, disteardimonium hectorite, propylene carbonate

Properties: Can be used hot or cold to thicken oil phase systems. It provides viscosity control, enhances skin feel by masking greasy or tacky components, and provides softness and silkiness to the skin and color cosmetics.

Use: Add to oil-phase of formulas; mix into low amounts of oils to overcome large viscosity differences. It is best to add the gel under agitation to a portion of the fatty components. Mix until the mixture becomes homogenous before adding any other ingredients. Typical use level 2.5-10%. For external use only.

Applications: Emulsions (creams, lotions), sun care, mascara, lip color, lip glosses, massage gels.

NOTE: This item ships as hazardous material (HazMat: Flammable Solid) in a separate box and cannot be combined with other items in the same packaging. It can only be shipped by FedEx Ground. A HazMat shipping fee will apply for sizes larger than 1 Gal (3.8L). Also, this item requires you to agree to the Hazardous Materials Waiver.

Documents: SDS, Fact Sheet, Sample Recipe, Certificate of Analysis

Used in Commercial Products:

Smooth Liquid Camo Foundation   Beach Tint   CC Anti-Age Color Correcting Cream
Brand: Dermablend   Brand: Becca Cosmetics   Brand: Time Freeze

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