Is chemically equivalent to DOW CORNING(R) 200 FLUID, 1.5 CST. A polydimethylsiloxane polymer for use in skincare, suncare, woundcare, hair care, and color cosmetic applications. INCI Name: Dimethicone


Applications Ц


Х Good dielectric properties
Х High water repellency
Х High shearability without breakdown
Х High compressibility
Х High spreadability
Х Low surface tension
Х Low fire hazard and reactivity
Х Low vapor pressure
Х Good heat stability
Х Good leveling and easy rubout
Х Essentially odorless and nontoxic
Х Soluble in a wide range of solvents
Х Volatile carrier
Х Compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients


For personal care:
Х Soft feel and subtle skin lubricity
Х Excellent spreading
Х Leaves no residue or buildup
Х Transient effect
Х Nongreasy feel
For industrial applications:

Х Little change in physical properties over a wide temperature span Ц a relatively flat viscosity-temperature slope, and serviceability from -40∞C up to 200∞C
Х Low surface tension Ц readily wets clean surfaces to impart water repellency and release characteristics


Х Personal care products such as antiperspirants, deodorants, hair sprays, cleansing creams, skin creams, lotions, bath oils, suntan products, nail polishes
Х Industrial applications such as glass vial and lens coatings, household product ingredients, mechanical fluids, penetrating oil ingredients, surface active agents, coatings, electrical insulating fluids and polish ingredients