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XIAMETER® Silicones Simplified - from Dow Corning



Is chemically equivalent to DOW CORNING® 1501 FLUID .

A blend of an ultra high viscosity dimethiconol in cyclopentasiloxane for use in skincare, suncare, haircare, antiperspirant and deodorant, and color cosmetic applications. INCI Name: Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethiconol

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Typical Properties

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

  • Heat Protection 
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity 4500 Centistokes to 8000 Centistokes
  • Moderate Conditioning 
  • Nonvolatile Content 14 % to 15 %
  • Refractive Index = 1.396



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

Antiperspirant/Deodorant Properties :

  • Dry Feel During Application
  • Modify Rheology
  • Reduce Tackiness

General Properties :

  • Substantivity

Haircare Properties :

  • Dry Combing
  • Enhanced Shine
  • Frizz Control
  • Manageability/Control
  • Reduced Fly Away
  • Smooth Feel (Hair)
  • Wet Combing

Resistance :

  • Water Wash-Off

Skincare Properties :

  • Improved Spreading
  • Long Lasting/Substantivity
  • Non-Occlusive
  • Quick Absorption
  • 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
  • This product has been assessed and does not comply with any US FDA food contact regulations.

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