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XIAMETER® Silicones Simplified - from Dow Corning



Is chemically equivalent to DOW CORNING® 2-8203 SILICONE EMULSION .

An amidofunctional siloxane microemulsion suitable to provide a "Fabric Care" benefit for rinse cycle fabric softeners. The use of this product provides softness, water absorbency, and ease of ironing when compared to conventional rinse cycle fabric softener compositions.

XIAMETER® Brand Purchase Options

XIAMETER® Distributors

You may purchase many of our fluids, silanes and emulsions through distributors.

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XIAMETER® Standard Purchase

Easy access to standard silicones available at market-based prices.

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XIAMETER® Specials

Standard silicones at attractive prices!

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Typical Properties

*These values are typical properties and are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

  • Active Content = 18 %
  • Non-Ionic 
  • Particle Size, Average = 0.005 um (Microns)
  • pH 4.5 to 6.5
  • Shelf Life = 360 Days
  • Water Absorbing 



*These values are typical properties and are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Fabric Care :

  • Enhanced Ease of Ironing

General Properties :

  • Enhanced Softening

Food Regulations

*For further details on the suitability of this product for food contact applications, please refer to the Food Regulatory Profile.

United States FDA Regulations
  • This product has been assessed and does not comply with any US FDA food contact regulations.
European Union Food Regulations
  • Thank you for your inquiry. Dow Corning Europe does not support nor recommend the use of this product in food contact applications. Dow Corning has other products that may be used in food contact applications in Europe. Please contact your local Dow Corning Application Engineer or Technical Information Center so they can help you find a product that will fit your application needs.

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