Elastomer Gels

Featuring Polysilicone-11® and Stearoxymethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer

Polysilicone-11® is a proprietary technology of GRANT INDUSTRIES, INC.

It is offered in a variety of vehicles to provide enhanced sensory aesthetics to personal care and cosmetic formulations.

The unique chemistry of Polysilicone-11® delivers superior performance properties compared to other materials in the market. The benefits include (1) excellent non-tacky, non-oily, smooth characteristics, (2) stable delivery of active materials, (3) sebum absorption and control, (4) and a transformation into a matte appearance with powdery after feel.

For marketing purposes Polysilicone-11® is protected under trademark law. Please click below for more product information or contact your Grant Industries’ representative.

To help you find a product quickly, this extensive line is grouped by several categories that are explained in more detail below.  Click any product name to go directly to specifications and specific guide formula links.

Polysilicone-11® is a trademark of Grant Industries, Inc.

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Choosing the right elastomer

Non-Volatile or Low Volatile Gels

Product Description INCI Name

Gransil DM-10 is a non-volatile elastomer dispersion in 10cSt dimethicone.

Dimethicone and Polysilicone-11

Gransil DMAM is an elastomer dispersion in dimethicone and caprylyl methicone.

Dimethicone (and) Caprylyl Methicone (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil DMG-20 is a non-volatile elastomer dispersion in 20cSt dimethicone.

Dimethicone (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil DMG-6 is a non-volatile elastomer dispersion in 6cSt dimethicone.

Dimethicone (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil PM is a non-volatile elastomer dispersion in phenyl trimethicone.

Phenyl Trimethicone (and) Polysilicone-11

Mixed Oil Gels

Product Description INCI Name

Gransil OHS-5 is an elastomer dispersion containing ethylhexyl hydroxystearate ester. Gransil OHS-5 provides a unique non-oily, silky feel.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Polysilicone-11 (and) Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate

Gransil PS-5 is an elastomer dispersion containing pharma-grade petrolatum, which provides a unique non-oily, silky, fresh feel with occlusive moisturization properties.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Petrolatum (and) Polysilicone-11

Gels with Active Ingredients

Product Description INCI Name

The stability of Granactive AA-20 (vitamin C) was evaluated in leave-on cosmetic formulations for 3 months under various temperature and humidity conditions. Granactive AA-20 provides excellent product shelf life (>90%) with regard to ascorbic acid stability. See Formulation Tips Section for information on color stability.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Ascorbic Acid (and) Polysilicone-11 (and) Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate

Granactive™ Hexapeptide is a clear to translucent anhydrous gel. It is an anti-aging complex that combines the matrix-fibroblast stimulation of Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-14 with polysilicone-11.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Polysilicone-11 (and) Ethoxydiglycol (and) Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-14

Gransil DM-5/AA is an elastomer dispersion containing 10% by weight micro-sized Vitamin-C (ascorbic acid) particles.

Dimethicone (and) Polysilicone-11 (and) Ascorbic Acid

Gransil OHS-5/AA is an elastomer dispersion containing 10% by weight micro-sized Vitamin-C (ascorbic acid) particles and 10% ethylhexy hydroxystearate, an occlusive emollient.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Polysilicone-11 (and) Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate (and) Ascorbic Acid

Gransil PS-5/AA-20 is an elastomer dispersion containing pharma-grade petrolatum and 20% by weight micro-sized Vitamin-C (ascorbic acid) particles.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Ascorbic Acid (and) Petrolatum (and) Polysilicone-11

Volatile Gels

All solvent evaporates to leave a powdery elastomer feel. Polysilicone-11 is then able to absorb excess facial oils for a matte “oil control” appearance.  See also: Elastomer Powders.

Product Description INCI Name

GI CD-10 is a volatile, high viscosity elastomer dispersion in cyclopentasiloxane.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Stearoxymethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer (and) Dimethicone

GI CD-11 is a volatile, low viscosity elastomer dispersion in cyclopentasiloxane.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Stearoxymethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer (and) Dimethicone

Gransil DMG-2 is a volatile elastomer dispersion in 2cSt dimethicone.

Dimethicone (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil DMG-3 is a volatile elastomer dispersion in 3cSt dimethicone.

Dimethicone (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil GCM-5 is a volatile, low viscosity elastomer dispersion in cyclopentasiloxane.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil GTS is a volatile elastomer dispersion in ethyl trisiloxane.

Ethyl Trisiloxane (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil GVL is an ideal component for use in color cosmetics, creams, lotions, sun care and other personal care applications primarily aimed at the upscale naturals market.

Coconut Alkanes (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil GVL-HV is a volatile, high viscosity, elastomer dispersion in coconut alkanes.

Coconut Alkanes (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil IDS-5 is a volatile elastomer dispersion in isododecane and cyclopentasiloxane.

Isododecane (and) Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil MLB is a volatile elastomer dispersion in cyclopentasiloxane with beeswax.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Polysilicone-11 (and) Beeswax

Gransil PC-12 is a volatile elastomer dispersion in isododecane.

Isododecane (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil PC-12P is a volatile elastomer dispersion in isododecane in combination with polyethylene for enhanced long wear properties.

Isododecane (and) Polyethylene (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil RPS is a volatile, high viscosity elastomer dispersion in cyclopentasiloxane.

Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil RPS-D6 is a volatile elastomer dispersion in Cyclohexasiloxane.

Cyclohexasiloxane (and) Polysilicone-11

Medium Volatile Gels

Most solvent evaporates, but the transition time to a powder is longer. Designed for facial make-ups delivering a balance of matte appearance, high oil absorbency and non greasy emolliency while retaining a light feel.

Product Description INCI Name

GI CD-965 is a moderately volatile elastomer dispersion in 5cSt dimethicone.

Dimethicone (and) Stearoxymethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer (and) Dimethiconol

Gransil DM-5 is a moderately volatile elastomer dispersion in 5cSt dimethicone.

Dimethicone (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil DMCM-5 is a high mattifying elastomer dispersion in dimethicone and cyclopentasiloxane.

Dimethicone (and) Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil DMDM-25 is a moderately volatile elastomer dispersion in 2cSt, 5cSt dimethicone blend.

Dimethicone (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil DMDM-35 is a moderately volatile elastomer dispersion in 1-3cSt, 5cSt dimethicone blend.

Dimethicone (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil DMID is a moderately volatile elastomer dispersion in isododecane and dimethicone.

Dimethicone (and) Isododecane (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil DMTS is a moderately volatile elastomer dispersion in dimethicone and ethyl trisiloxane.

Dimethicone (and) Ethyl Trisiloxane (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil GAM is an elastomer dispersion in caprylyl methicone.

Caprylyl Methicone (and) Polysilicone-11

Gransil MLB-5CS is a moderately volatile elastomer dispersion in dimethicone with beeswax.

Dimethicone (and) Polysilicone-11 (and) Beeswax

Gransil SBG-11 is a unique silicone elastomer system containing an advanced shea butter interspersed within the elastomer network.

Dimethicone (and) Polysilicone-11 (and) Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter