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XIAMETER® Silicones Simplified - from Dow Corning



Is chemically equivalent to DOW CORNING® 1503 FLUID .

A blend of an ultra high viscosity dimethiconol in a low viscosity dimethicone fluid for use in skincare, suncare, and color cosmetic applications. INCI Name: Dimethicone (and) Dimethiconol.

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Typical Properties

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

  • Active Content = 100 %
  • Cyclotetrasiloxane Content < 0.1 %
  • Flash Point, Closed Cup > 105 Deg C
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity = 1500 Centistokes
  • Refractive Index = 1.396
  • Shelf Life = 900 Days
  • Specific Gravity @ 25C = 0.93



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

Antiperspirant/Deodorant Properties :

  • Dry Feel During Application
  • Increase Glide
  • Increase Payout
  • Modify Rheology
  • Reduce Syneresis
  • Reduce Tackiness
  • Reduce White Residue

Feel :

  • Dry

General Properties :

  • Shine
  • Substantivity

Haircare Properties :

  • Dry Combing
  • Manageability/Control
  • Soft Feel Conditioning - Dry
  • Wet Combing

Resistance :

  • Water Wash-Off

Skincare Properties :

  • Improved Spreading
  • Long Lasting/Substantivity
  • Non-Occlusive
  • Smooth Feel

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".
  • 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))
  • 21 CFR Section 177.2260: "Filters, resin-bonded".

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