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MIRASIL™ BALANCE is an alkyl and polyether modified polysiloxane used as an excellent water-inoil (or silicone) emulsifier for skin creams, lotions and foundations. The copolyol acts as the hydrophilic, the alkyl offers the hydrophobicity and the silicone offers a pleasant light and silky feel to the W/O or W/Si emulsions.
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Identification & Functionality


Features & Benefits

Key Benefits
  • Emulsifier for W/O emulsion with non-heavy feeling.
  • Very effective already with low amounts.
  • Emulsifier for non-temperature sensitive emulsions.
  • Co-emulsifier for O/W emulsion.
  • Improves spreading of formulations.
  • Gives a less tack skin feel.
  • Emollient properties.

Applications & Uses


Suitable as emulsifier for the formulation of:

  • All kind of W/O and W/Si emulsions.
  • Special for skin and body lotion creams.
  • Face mask.
  • Sun care lotions and creams.
  • Foundations.


Ingredient Origin
Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
D4 Contentmax. 0.1%-
Flash Pointmin. 105°CClosed Cup
HLB (Calculated)approx. 3--
Refractive Index (at 25°C)approx. 1.436--
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)approx. 0.94g/cm3-
Viscosity (at 25°C)800-2300mPa.s-
Colorless to Slightly yellow
Viscous liquid
Solubility of MIRASIL™ BALANCE with Various Cosmetic Ingredients
Type of Material 1:9* 5:5
Water I I
Hydrocarbons 1:9* 5:5
Mineral oil I S
Isododecane S I
Alcohols & Glycols 1:9* 5:5
Ethanol I I
Glycerin I I
Propylene Glycol I I
Fatty Alcohos/Acids 1:9* 5:5
Stearyl Alcohol S S
Stearic Acid S I
Oils 1:9* 5:5
Simmondsia Chinesis (Jojoba) Seed Oil S S
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil I S
Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil I I
Waxes 1:9* 5:5
Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax S I
Beeswax S I
Hydrogenated Microcrystalline Wax I I
Esters 1:9* 5:5
Isopropyl Myristate S S
Isopropyl Palmitate S S
Decyl Oleate I I
C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate I I
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride I I
Sunscreens 1:9* 5:5
Benzophenone-3 S S
Buthyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane S S
Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate S S
Silicones 1:9* 5:5
DMCO (PEG/PPG-22/24 Dimethicone) S S
CDMP(Cyclopentasiloxane(and)PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone) I I
CM5 (Cyclopentasiloxane) S S
CAPRYLYL TSO (Caprylyl Methicone) S S
DM5 (Dimethicone) I I
DM20 (Dimethicone) I I
DM350 (Dimethicone) I I
PTM (Phenyl Trimethicone) I I
ADMH 395 (Propoxytetramethyl Piperidinyl Dimethicone) I I
D-DML (Dimethicone) and (Dimethiconol) I I

* = 10% of MIRASIL BALANCE and 90% of tested material

S = Soluble
I = Completely or partially insoluble

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
Packaging Information

MIRASIL™ BALANCE is available in

  • Drum of 110 KG (242.55 LB)

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
18 months
Storage & Shelf Life

When stored in its original packaging:

MIRASIL™ BALANCE may be stored at temperatures between 2°C / 36°F and 40°C / 104°F for up to 18 months from its date of manufacturing.

Documents (1)

Document Name
Technical Data Sheet
Technical Data Sheet

Formulations (2)

Formulation Name
End Uses
Product Families
HI&I Cleaning Formulations, Color Cosmetics, Personal Care Formulations
End Uses: Foundation
HI&I Cleaning Formulations, Color Cosmetics, Personal Care Formulations