Cyclomethicone
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Cyclomethicone
Alias
Cyclopolydimethylsiloxane
Cyclosiloxanes, di-Me
Category
Silicone surfactant-Non-ionic
CAS No.
69430-24-6
Structural Formula
 
Properties
Appearance: liquid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: >16mL/Kg; rabbit skin LD50: >16mL/Kg.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, adsorbing, defoaming, brightening, lubricating, wetting, permeating, film-forming abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
90
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Conditioning agent, emollient, solvent, antiperspirant in personal care products.
Use as defoaming agent.
Use as lubricant.
Cleansing agent in glass cleaning.
Product members
 
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:69430-24-6
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