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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

Benefits:

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

Properties

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

  • Color Cosmetic Benefits Yes No Color Intensity / Uniformity, Pigment Dispersion Aid, Shine / Gloss
  • Deodorant and Antiperspirant Benefits Yes No Increase Glide, Increase Payout, Low Residue, Non-staining on Clothing, Reduce Tackiness, Reduce White Residue, Roller-ball Lubrication
  • Detackification Yes No true
  • Dry Combing Yes No true
  • Flash Point, Closed Cup Yes No > 100 °C
  • Functionality Yes No Phenyl
  • Hair Care Benefits Yes No Clear Systems, Enhanced Dry Combing, Sensory Enhancer, Shine
  • Improved Spreading Yes No true
  • Increase Yes No Glide
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity Yes No 22.5 Centistokes
  • Light Conditioning Yes No true
  • Manageability/Control Yes No true
  • Pet and Animal Care Benefits Yes No Perceived Hair Repair, Reduced Dry Time, Shine
  • Reduce Yes No Tackiness, White Residue
  • Reduced Yes No Drying Time, Greasiness
  • Refractive Index Yes No 1.46
  • Shine Yes No true
  • Skin Care Benefits Yes No Compatible with Organic Ingredients, Detackifier, Enhance Spreadability, Sensory Enhancer, Shine / Gloss
  • Slipperiness Yes No true
  • Smooth Feel Yes No true
  • Specific Gravity @ 25°C Yes No 0.98
  • Sun Care Benefits Yes No Compatible with Sunscreens, Enhance Spreadability, SPF Boosting
  • Volatility Yes No Non-volatile

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.

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