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Personal Care BELSIL® eco – Sustainable and Resource-Efficient Silicones for Beauty Care Applications

Webinar | Distributors


In this seminar we will explain the concept behind BELSIL® eco and present our current BELSIL® eco product portfolio. We will also introduce the latest addition to our BELSIL® eco range: BELSIL® eco REG 1102 - the first silicone elastomer gel based on 100% bio-methanol.

In addition, we will present selected formulations showcasing our BELSIL® eco silicones and their desired special effects for make-up, skin-care and hair-care applications.

Nowadays, sustainability is more than just a good intention – it is part of our global responsibility and corporate strategy.

Even more pronounced are sustainable development principles for the cosmetic industry. As public interest in sustainability continues to climb, many cosmetic manufacturers are very actively seeking environmentally friendly ingredients for their products and formulations. With our product group: BELSIL® eco, WACKER in addressing this urgent need.

BELSIL® eco is produced using 100% bio-methanol instead of fossil raw materials, making WACKER the world’s first chemical group to offer resource-efficient silicones for the cosmetics industry.

BELSIL® eco consists of bio-methanol obtained entirely from renewable raw materials, such as straw, grasses and sugar beet. Certified according to strict criteria, the BELSIL® eco manufacturing process and use of bio raw materials are continuously controlled by TÜV NORD.




  • WACKER and Sustainability - Explaining the concept of BELSIL® eco
  • BELSIL® eco formulation examples.
  • Interview with our Global Segment Manager Consumer Care, Dr. Claudius Schwarzwälder, one of the key contributors in setting up the BELSIL® eco concept.

Seminar objectives

Introducing the BELSIL® eco concept and the new product BELSIL® eco REG 1102

Target audience

WACKER internal and distributors

Seminar language


Fee (includes value-added tax)

0.00 EUR

Number of participants

3 - 500


Anna Reff

Since completing her chemical training in 2016, Anna Reff has been working at the technical laboratory of WACKER’s Personal Care department, where she is responsible for skin, color and sun care applications. She offers WACKER ACADEMY courses about cosmetic products in our BELSIL® portfolio.

Dr. Tassilo Habereder

Dr. Tassilo Habereder studied chemistry and wrote his PhD thesis in inorganic chemistry. Before he joined Wacker Chemie AG he had worked in various positions for Ciba Speciality Chemicals (now BASF). Since 2009, he has been working as technical manager and laboratory head for Personal Care applications at Wacker Chemie AG. Moreover he works as Global Technical Champion for Wacker Skin and Color Care applications.