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XIAMETER® Silicones Simplified - from Dow Corning



Is chemically equivalent to DOW CORNING® 200 FLUID, 2 CST. .

A polydimethylsiloxane polymer for use in skincare, suncare, hair care, and color cosmetic applications. INCI Name: Dimethicone

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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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Typical Properties

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

  • Flash Point, Closed Cup = 87 Deg C
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity = 2 Centistokes
  • Refractive Index = 1.39
  • Specific Gravity @ 25C = 0.87
  • Surface Tension = 18.7 mN/m



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

Antiperspirant/Deodorant Properties :

  • Increase Glide

Appearance :

  • Optically Clear

General Properties :

  • Reduced Tackiness

Haircare Properties :

  • Detackification

Skincare Properties :

  • Improved Spreading
  • Non-Occlusive
  • Quick Absorption
  • Reduced Greasiness


  • Europe Regulations
    • WEEE/ROHS Compatible


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
  • 21 CFR Section 175.105: "Adhesives".
  • 21 CFR Section 176.200: "Defoaming agents used in Coatings".
  • 21 CFR Section 176.210: "Defoaming agents used in the manufacture of paper and paperboard".
  • 21 CFR Section 177.1200: "Cellophane".
  • 21 CFR Section 177.2600: "Rubber articles intended for repeated use".
  • 21 CFR Section 177.2800: "Textiles and textile fibers".
  • 21 CFR Section 178.3120: "Animal glue".
  • 21 CFR Section 177.2260: "Filters, resin-bonded".

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