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XIAMETER™ PMX-0246 Cyclohexasiloxane

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

Uses:

  • Antiperspirants
  • Skin creams
  • Lotions and stick products
  • Bath oils
  • Suntan and shaving products
  • Make-up
  • In cleansing products, lifts and removes dirt without a stinging sensation 

Benefits:

  • Volatile carrier
  • Compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients
  • Low surface tension
  • Imparts 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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Typical Properties

  • Boiling Point Yes No 245 °C
  • Cyclotetrasiloxane Content Yes No < 0.1 %
  • Detackification Yes No true
  • Dry Yes No During Application Feel
  • Flash Point, Closed Cup Yes No 93 °C
  • Freezing Point Yes No < -40 °C
  • Functionality Yes No Dimethyl
  • Improved Spreading Yes No true
  • Increase Yes No Glide
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity Yes No 6.8 Centistokes
  • 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
  • Refractive Index Yes No 1.402
  • Shelf Life Yes No 900 Days
  • Skin Texture Benefits Yes No Sensory Enhancer (light feel)
  • Smooth Feel Yes No true
  • Specific Gravity @ 25°C Yes No 0.96
  • Surface Tension (1% actives, 25 °C) Yes No 18.8 mN/m
  • Volatility Yes No Volatile
  • Water Content Yes No 0.025 %
  • Wet Combing Yes No true

Application Benefits

  • Performance Benefits Yes No Sensory Enhancer

Product Use and Formulating

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

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