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™ PMX-1508 Fluid

A blend of an ultra high viscosity dimethiconol in C13-15 alkane in a bioderived, inherently primary biodegradable carrier for use in hair care, skincare, suncare and color cosmetic applications. INCI Name: C13-15 Alkane (and) Dimethiconol

Uses:

  • Hair Care
  • Skin Care
  • Sun Care
  • Color Cosmetics

Benefits:

  • Dry Combing
  • Wet Combing
  • Provides hair shine 
  • Smooth feeling smoothness to hair
  • Helps increase natural origin content of formulations (ISO 16128-2:2017)
  • Inherently primary biodegradable carrier
  • Does not contain ingredients of animal origin (Suitable for Vegan)
  • Natural origin content of 76%
  • Non-GMO*
  • Based on our knowledge available at this time, Dow does not expect this product to be classified as nanomaterial*

*See Regulatory Datasheet for further details

Properties

These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Performance Ratings

  • Frizz Control Yes No Medium
  • Hair Shine Yes No High
  • Hair Volume Control Yes No Medium

Physical Properties

  • <0.1% of each D4, D5 and D6 Yes No Yes
  • Carrier Biodegradability Yes No Inherently Primary Biodegradable
  • Carrier Type Yes No Organic
  • China Compliant Yes No Yes
  • Flash Point Yes No >110 °C
  • Material Type Yes No Gum Blend
  • Natural Origin Claim (ISO 16128) Yes No Yes
  • Nonvolatile Content Yes No 20.5 %
  • Refractive Index Yes No 1.4247
  • Specific Gravity Yes No 0.80
  • Viscosity Yes No 6,700 cPs
  • Volatility Yes No Low

Application Benefits

  • Appearance of Hair Yes No Shine
  • Combing Benefits Yes No Enhanced Dry Combing, Enhanced Wet Combing
  • Hair Conditioning Benefits Yes No Frizz Control
  • Hair Repair Benefits Yes No Imparts Split End Repair
  • Hair Styling Benefits Yes No Reduced Friction
  • Hair Texture Benefits Yes No Smooth Feel, Volume Control

Sustainability and Safety

  • Ingredient Origin Yes No Bio-based

It will allow you to develop leave-in conditioning formulations that deliver the outstanding performance your consumer expects and addresses the need of the eco-conscious consumer - thanks to its 96% natural origin content.

DOWSIL™ PMX 1508 is compliant with key cosmetic regulations across the world - including Europe - INCI name is China compliant.

DOWSIL™ Silicone Gum Blends: A new generation in gum blends for hair care

DOWSIL™ PMX 1508 Fluid is part of the new DOWSIL™ gum blends family , a collection of products that enable you to offer your customers products where they feel the difference. This collection of versatile gum blends allows you to create new product experiences with the same DOWSIL™ high performance and new brand stories.

 

Are you looking for ingredients that meet standards for clean, conscious or blue beauty or requirements for a specific label or certificate? DOWSIL™ PMX 1508 Fluid offers a suite of different ingredients that meet the demands of conscious customers.

For more information on the certifications, please click on the logos.

Dow Hair Academy Episode 1

Learn how to create the hair care solutions your customers love with the brand story you want. "H" hair oil

Resources

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™ PMX-1508 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™ PMX-1508 Fluid
Please Contact Dow for distribution options available for this product.