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SiBrid® Propyltrisiloxane TM-031; INCI Name: Propyltrisiloxane

SiBrid® TM-031 is a personal care silicone vehicle with solubility and volatility characteristics similar to cyclopentasiloxane (D5). These properties allow formulators to achieve performance needed while addressing regulatory concerns.

TM-031 properties

Refractive Index1.399
Organic CompatibilityYes
Viscosity (cSt)1-2
Flashpoint (°C)54
Boiling Point (°C)197

SiBrid® TM-031 Benefits:

  • Reduces tack and greasiness
  • Improves spreadability
  • Cleansing properties
  • Light and dry skin feel
  • Soft and silky after-feel

SiBrid® TM-031 Applications (alternative to D5):

  • Tanning oils
  • Foundations
  • Bath and cleaning products
  • Solid sticks
  • Hair care products
  • Creams and lotions

Solubility of SiBrid® TM-031

1:1 ratios
S = Soluble
I = Insoluble

Cosmetic IngredientSiBrid® TM-031 D5
Ethylhexyl PalmitateSS
Hydrogenated PolyisobuteneSS
Octyl MethoxycinnamateSI
Jojoba OilSS
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)SS
Castor OilII
Caprylyl/Capric TriglycerideSS

Makeup Remover with SiBrid® Propyltrisiloxane TM-031

SiBrid® Propyltrisiloxane TM-031 as a makeup solvent to clean up mascara, eyeliner, and other long-wearing or waterproof eye and face makeups in an instant.

INCI NameIngredient SupplierWeight %
Phase A
WaterDeionized Water--q.s.
Butylene Glycol----5.00
Water/Butylene Glycol/Portulaca Oleracea L. ExtractPurslane ExtractSK Bioland0.50
FD&C Blue No. 1Blue 1--q.s.
Phase B
PropyltrisiloxaneSiBrid® Propyltrisiloxane TM-031Gelest40.00
FragranceSparkling RosePremier Specialtiesq.s.

  • Under a propeller blade, combine Phase A ingredients and mix until uniform.

  • Combine Phase B ingredients and mix until uniform.

  • Add Phase B and Phase A into packaging.
  • See in Formulary.