DowIcon_Default_EventsAsset 105 chart_icon form-checkmark form-radio__bullet cog icon profile-icon-header profile-locked-icon-header cart-icon-header region-icon-header nav_call home_sds homepage_hero_new--rollover list-bullet nav-close nav-close nav-hamburger nav-right-arrow--mobile nav_brochures nav_call nav_cart nav_case_studies nav_check_mark nav_close_x nav_common_questions nav_distributor nav_driving_directions nav_exclamation_point nav_external_links nav_find_formulations nav_find_products nav_info nav_learn_how_to_use nav_literature nav_lock nav_map nav_media_center nav_pdf nav_quick_checkout nav_read_latest_news nav_sample nav_selection_guides nav_tooltip nav_white_papers noav-icon-safe-handling-18x18 pdp-add_part_number pdp-arrow--left pdp-arrow--right pdp-box Funnel pdp-list_collapse pdp-list_expand Vector Smart Object12 Vector Smart Object12 pdp-shopping_cart social_facebook social_google social_linkedin social_pinterest social_rss social_twitter social_youtube utility-search utility-tooltip voc_icon >
[{"values":[{"value":"Português-Portuguese","languageCode":"pt-br","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"日本語-Japanese","languageCode":"ja-jp","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"中文-Chinese","languageCode":"zh-cn","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"English","languageCode":"en-us","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"Español-Spanish","languageCode":"es-es","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"한국어-Korean","languageCode":"ko-kr","link":"javascript:void(0);"}],"label":"BR","default":"pt-br"},{"values":[{"value":"Português-Portuguese","languageCode":"pt-br","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"日本語-Japanese","languageCode":"ja-jp","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"中文-Chinese","languageCode":"zh-cn","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"English","languageCode":"en-us","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"Español-Spanish","languageCode":"es-es","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"한국어-Korean","languageCode":"ko-kr","link":"javascript:void(0);"}],"label":"JP","default":"ja-jp"},{"values":[{"value":"Português-Portuguese","languageCode":"pt-br","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"日本語-Japanese","languageCode":"ja-jp","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"中文-Chinese","languageCode":"zh-cn","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"English","languageCode":"en-us","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"Español-Spanish","languageCode":"es-es","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"한국어-Korean","languageCode":"ko-kr","link":"javascript:void(0);"}],"label":"CN","default":"zh-cn"},{"values":[{"value":"Português-Portuguese","languageCode":"pt-br","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"日本語-Japanese","languageCode":"ja-jp","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"中文-Chinese","languageCode":"zh-cn","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"English","languageCode":"en-us","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"Español-Spanish","languageCode":"es-es","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"한국어-Korean","languageCode":"ko-kr","link":"javascript:void(0);"}],"label":"US","default":"en-us"},{"values":[{"value":"Português-Portuguese","languageCode":"pt-br","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"日本語-Japanese","languageCode":"ja-jp","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"中文-Chinese","languageCode":"zh-cn","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"English","languageCode":"en-us","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"Español-Spanish","languageCode":"es-es","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"한국어-Korean","languageCode":"ko-kr","link":"javascript:void(0);"}],"label":"ES","default":"es-es"},{"values":[{"value":"Português-Portuguese","languageCode":"pt-br","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"日本語-Japanese","languageCode":"ja-jp","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"中文-Chinese","languageCode":"zh-cn","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"English","languageCode":"en-us","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"Español-Spanish","languageCode":"es-es","link":"javascript:void(0);"},{"value":"한국어-Korean","languageCode":"ko-kr","link":"javascript:void(0);"}],"label":"KR","default":"ko-kr"}]

DOWSIL™ 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid

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

Uses:

  • Used as a water repellent additive and to reduce the tackiness and stickiness of organic ingredients in formulations such as:
    • Skin lotions and creams
    • Suntan lotions and non-aerosol sprays
    • Pre-shave lotions
  • Used as a hair gloss agent in non-aerosol hair sprays, conditioners and grooming aids

Benefits:

  • Enhanced shine on many hair types 
  • Higher SPF and wash-off resistance for sunscreens 
  • Reduced white residue for antiperspirants 
  • Reduced tackiness 
  • Improved spreading
  • Does not contain ingredients of animal origin (Suitable for Vegan)
  • Non-GMO*
  • Halal*
  • Based on our knowledge available at this time, Dow does not expect this product to be classified as nanomaterial*
  • No animal cross contamination
  • No porcine contamination

*See Regulatory Datasheet for further details

Properties

These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Physical Properties

  • Flash Point, Closed Cup Yes No > 100 °C
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity Yes No 22.5 Centistokes
  • Material Type Yes No Specialty Fluid
  • Refractive Index Yes No 1.46
  • Specific Gravity @ 25°C Yes No 0.98
  • Volatility Yes No Not Volatile

Application Benefits

  • AP-DEO Appearance Benefits Yes No Non-staining, Non-Whitening
  • Appearance of Hair Yes No Shine
  • Appearance of Makeup Yes No Color Intensity
  • Appearance on Skin Yes No Shine
  • Application Format Yes No Roller Ball
  • Combing Benefits Yes No Enhanced Dry Combing
  • Performance Benefits Yes No Sensory Enhancer
  • Pet and Animal Care Benefits Yes No Perceived Hair Repair, Reduced Dry Time, Shine
  • Skin Sun Protection Benefits Yes No SPF Boosting

Processing-Formulating Benefits

  • Active Compatibility Yes No Chemical Sunscreens, Natural Oils
  • Formulating Benefits Yes No Low Residue

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.

No Safety Data Sheets are available online for this material
Please Contact Dow for additional information.

No Food Contact Letters are available online for this material
Please Contact Dow for additional information.

No sales specification could be found for this material in selected language

DOWSIL™ 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid
No Technical Data Sheets are available online for this material.
Please Contact Dow for additional information.

CHOOSE

No Regulatory Data Sheets are available online for this product.
Please Contact Dow for additional information.

DOWSIL™ 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid
Please Contact Dow for distribution options available for this product.