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XIAMETER™ PMX-0245 Cyclopentasiloxane

A volatile, low viscosity cyclopentasiloxane fluid for use in skincare, suncare, color cosmetics, hair care, and antiperspirant / deodorant applications. INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane

Uses:

  • Antiperspirants
  • Deodorants
  • Hair sprays
  • Cleansing creams
  • Skin creams
  • Lotions and stick products
  • Bath oils
  • Suntan and shaving products
  • Make-up
  • Nail polishes

Benefits:

  • Volatile carrier
  • Compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients
  • Low surface tension
  • Imparts soft silky feel to the skin
  • Excellent spreading
  • Leaves no oily residue or build up
  • Detackification
  • Non-greasy
  • Does not contain ingredients of animal origin (Suitable for Vegan)
  • No animal cross contamination
  • No porcine contamination

Properties

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Physical Properties

  • Boiling Point Yes No 205 °C
  • Cyclotetrasiloxane Content Yes No < 0.1 %
  • Flash Point, Closed Cup Yes No 77 °C
  • Freezing Point Yes No < -50 °C
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity Yes No 4 Centistokes
  • Low Odor Yes No true
  • Material Type Yes No Fluid
  • Refractive Index Yes No 1.397
  • Shelf Life Yes No 900 Days
  • Specific Gravity @ 25°C Yes No 0.95
  • Surface Tension (1% actives, 25 °C) Yes No 18 mN/m
  • Water Content Yes No 0.025 %

Application Benefits

  • AP-DEO Appearance Benefits Yes No Non-staining
  • Detackification Yes No true
  • Dry Yes No During Application Feel
  • Improved Spreading Yes No true
  • Increase Yes No Glide
  • Non-Occlusive Yes No true
  • Non-Staining on Clothing Yes No true
  • Oil Control Benefits Yes No Reduce Greasiness
  • Pet and Animal Care Benefits Yes No Ease of Wet Combing / Detangling, Reduced Dry Time
  • Quick Absorption Yes No true
  • Reduce Yes No Tackiness
  • Reduced Yes No Drying Time, Greasiness
  • Sensory Benefits Yes No Comfort of Wear
  • Skin Texture Benefits Yes No Sensory Enhancer (dry feel), Sensory Enhancer (light feel)
  • Smooth Feel Yes No true
  • Wet Combing Yes No true

Processing-Formulating Benefits

  • Active Compatibility Yes No Chemical Sunscreens, Natural Oils
  • Formulating Benefits Yes No Volatile Carrier

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