Silicone Replacements

CitroVisc 1000

  • CAS No.- 888224-71-3, 67701-30-8
  • INCI.- Polycitronellol (and) Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil

CitroVisc 1000 is an all-naturalsilicone-like ingredient for personal care & cosmetics use. It is the first in a revolutionary line of medium-high cosmetic fluids that are made 100% from plant origin. CitroVisc 1000 adds slip and glide, reduces tackiness, and provides a rich, shiny finish in cosmetic applications. It is lightweight with excellent spreadability properties, and is a viable natural alternative to 1,000 cPs silicones. CitroVisc 1000 is suitable for all skin and hair types, and is especially effective for hair conditioning. CitroVisc 1000 is biodegradable, biocompatible, and biorenewable.

AppearanceClear, liquid
ColorColorless to slight yellow
Viscosity (mPa•s @ 25°C)20 - 50
Refractive index @ 20°C1.4 - 1.5
Surface tension (mN/m)25 - 35
Density (g/mL)0.850 - 0.950
Boiling point (°C)>200
SolubilitySoluble in alcohols and oils

CitroVisc 1000 is sustainably manufactured from naturally-derived feedstocks. It is made to meet the highest standards of the cosmetics and personal care industries. The raw material terpenes are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified pine, and are upcycled via side-stream turpentine from the paper making process.

CitroVisc 1000 is inherently biodegradable according to the OECD 301 B biodegradability test.