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DOWSIL™ 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid

A polyphenylmethylsiloxane for use in skincare, suncare, color cosmetic, hair care, and antiperspirant / deodorant applications. INCI Name: Phenyl Trimethicone

Enhanced shine and improved sensory performance

Need a shine-enhancing hair conditioner? Better spreading and aesthetics for sunscreens? A non-whitening antiperspirant?

DOWSIL™ 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid is easily emulsified, compatible with many organic cosmetic and hair care ingredients. Add this versatile ingredient to your formulations and enjoy valuable benefits like:

  • Enhanced shine on many hair types 
  • Higher SPF and wash-off resistance for sunscreens 
  • Reduced white residue for antiperspirants 
  • Reduced tackiness 
  • Improved spreading  


These values are typical properties and are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

  • Detackification true
  • Dry Combing true
  • Flash Point, Closed Cup > 100 °C
  • Improved Spreading true
  • Increase Glide
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity 22.5 Centistokes
  • Light Conditioning true
  • Manageability/Control true
  • Reduce Tackiness, White Residue
  • Reduced Drying Time, Greasiness
  • Refractive Index 1.46
  • Shine true
  • Slipperiness true
  • Smooth Feel true
  • Specific Gravity @ 25C 0.98
  • DOWSIL™ FZ-3196 Fluid
    Aunique solution for formulators of skin care, sun care, or color cosmetic products. Caprylyl Methicone combines a light, silky feel, excellent spreadability and moderate volatility with excellent compatibility with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients (such as natural oils), of which it improves the overall sensory profile by reducing greasiness and tackiness. It is a caprylyl branched trisiloxane. The siloxane consists of three silicon atoms which is the shortest Dimethicone, and octyl group is attached on the middle silicon. INCI Name: Caprylyl Methicone

  • XIAMETER™ PMX-1501 Fluid
    A blend of an ultra high viscosity dimethiconol in cyclopentasiloxane for use in skincare, suncare, haircare, antiperspirant and deodorant, and color cosmetic applications. INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethiconol

  • DOWSIL™ 9040 Silicone Elastomer Blend
    A mixture of high molecular weight silicone elastomers (dimethicone crosspolymer) in cyclopentasiloxane for use in skincare, haircare, color cosmetics, suncare, antiperspirants and deodorants, and woundcare applications. INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethicone Crosspolymer

  • DOWSIL™ AP-8087 Fluid
    This amino functional siloxane polymer can be used in a range of hair care applications including shampoos, rinse-off conditioners, leave-in conditioning treatments, colorants, and styling products. It has lower amine content and higher molecular weight compared to other amino silicones. This fluid provides improvements in both wet and dry combing in both shampoos and rinse-off conditioners. When used in a rinse-off conditioner it reduces the loss of color in colored hair. In addition, when used in leave-on applications, it enhances hair shine and smoothness and reduces hair static. INCI Name: Bis-Hydroxy/Methoxy Amodimethicone

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