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XIAMETER® Silicones Simplified - from Dow Corning



Is chemically equivalent to DOW CORNING® DB-310 ANTIFOAM EMULSION .

30% active silicone emulsion designed to control foam in aqueous systems over wide pH ranges.

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Typical Properties

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

  • Color White
  • Dynamic Viscosity = 3000 Centipoise
  • Non-Ionic 
  • pH 3 to 5.5
  • Shelf Life = 360 Days
  • Solids Content = 30 %
  • Specific Gravity @ 25C = 1



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

Compatibility :

  • Aqueous Systems


  • United States Regulations
    • EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
      • 40 CFR 180.910


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 shall meet the requirements of the E.P.A. regulation "Code of Federal Regulations 40 CFR" concerning "Tolerances and Exemption from Tolerances for Pesticide Chemicals in or on Raw Agricultural Commodities" under Section 180.910: "Inert ingredients used pre- and post-harvest; exemptions from the requirement of a tolerance." (Prior to April 28th 2004 this was section 180.1001(c))
  • This product has been assessed and does not comply with any US FDA food contact regulations.
European Union Food Regulations
  • This product can be used in compliance with German BfR Recommendation XXXVI on paper and board for food contact (BfR-Empfehlungen XXXVI zu Papiere, Kartons und Pappen für den Lebensmittelkontakt). This Recommendation is valid for paper or paperboard which are intended to be used at temperatures up to 90 °C (holding and reheating of food).
  • This product can NOT be used in compliance with French Arrêté of 8 September 1999 on cleaning products for materials and articles in contact with food (Arrêté du 8 septembre 1999 concernant les produits utilisés pour le nettoyage des matériaux et objets destinés à entrer en contact avec les aliments).
  • This product can NOT be used in compliance with German BfR Recommendation XXXVI/2 on Paper and Paperboard for Baking Purposes (BfR-Empfehlungen XXXVI/2 zu Papiere, Kartons und Pappen für Backzwecke).
  • Dow Corning product ranges do not constitute “Materials or Articles” as they should be understood under the terms of Regulation (EC) No 2023/2006. Instead they are considered “Starting Materials”. However this product is produced according to our quality management systems, and certified under ISO 9001 Standard. Please visit CES – Silicones Europe website ( for further information.
  • Compliance with the general requirements laid down in Framework Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 of 27 October 2004 on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food, remains the responsibility of both the manufacturer of finished food contact mate rials or articles as well as the industrial food packer. This Regulatory Information Sheet should be considered solely as supporting information for such 'manufacturers/food packers’ compliance assessment.

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