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XIAMETER™ PMX-0345 Cyclosiloxane Blend

A blend of polydimethylcyclosiloxanes composed mainly of cyclopentasiloxane and cyclohexasiloxane for use in skincare, suncare, color cosmetics, hair treatments, and antiperspirant / deodorant applications. INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Cyclohexasiloxane 

Uses:

  • Antiperspirants
  • Deodorants
  • Hair sprays
  • Cleansing creams
  • Skin creams
  • Lotions
  • Bath oils
  • Suntan
  • Shaving products
  • Make-up
  • Nail polishes
  • An additive to powder make-up
  • Colognes
  • Pre-shaves

Benefits:

  • Volatile carrier
  • Compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients
  • Low surface tension
  • Excellent spreading
  • Leaves no residue or build up
  • Detackification
  • Easy rubout and lubrication properties
  • Unique volatility characteristics
  • In sticks, it has the right balance between volatility and spreading

Properties

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Typical Properties

  • Boiling Point Yes No 217 °C
  • Cleaning Yes No true
  • Cyclotetrasiloxane Content Yes No < 0.1 %
  • Deodorant and Antiperspirant Benefits Yes No Increase Glide, Increase Payout, Reduce Tackiness, Volatile Carrier
  • Detackification Yes No true
  • Dry Yes No During Application Feel
  • Flash Point, Closed Cup Yes No 77 °C
  • Freezing Point Yes No < -50 °C
  • Functionality Yes No Dimethyl
  • Improved Spreading Yes No true
  • Increase Yes No Glide
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity Yes No 6 Centistokes
  • Low Odor Yes No true
  • Non-Occlusive Yes No true
  • Non-Staining on Clothing Yes No true
  • Pet and Animal Care Benefits Yes No Ease of Wet Combing / Detangling, Reduced Dry Time
  • Quick Absorption Yes No true
  • Reduced Yes No Drying Time, Greasiness, Tackiness
  • Refractive Index Yes No 1.398
  • Shelf Life Yes No 900 Days
  • Skin Care Benefits Yes No Cleansing, Compatible with Organic Ingredients, Detackifier, Enhance Spreadability, Reduce Greasiness, Sensory Enhancer, Sensory Enhancer (light feel)
  • Smooth Feel Yes No true
  • Specific Gravity @ 25°C Yes No 0.957
  • Sun Care Benefits Yes No Compatible with Sunscreens, Enhance Spreadability
  • Surface Tension (1% actives, 25 °C) Yes No 20.8 mN/m
  • Volatility Yes No Volatile
  • Water Content Yes No 0.025 %
  • Wet Combing Yes No true

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