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PEG-12 Dimethicone Silway593

Description

Silway 593 is a graft style hydrolytically stable silicone polyether surfactant with a calculated HLB of 12.

Typical Applications

Suitable for a wide range of applications in personal care products including:

• Hair sprays and other leave in hair products

• Shampoos

• Skin care lotions

• Shaving soaps

Key Features

• Low usage levels

•Compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients

•Foam builder, forms a dense stable foam

•Plasticizes hair styling resins

•Wetting agent

•Surface tension depressant

•Cyclics content<0.1%

Benefits

•Imparts soft, silky feel to the hair

•Humectant, emollient in skin products

Typical Physical Properties

Property

Result

Appearance

Clear to hazy liquid

Viscosity (cSt, 25℃)

300-350

Specific Gravity (25/25 ℃)

1.06

Cloud Point (℃)

90-100


Usage

•  Silway 593 is soluble in water, alcohol and hydroalcoholic systems. It is stable in water systems. It can be added to heated mixtures up to 90℃.

• As ingredient in glass cleaners, Silway 593 is suggested to begin evaluations at levels of 0.5 and 2.0 weight percent.

• Typical usage levels of Silway 593 to obtain the desired effect in skin and hair care products.

Product Type

Desired Effect

Usage Level (%)

Hair Spray

Lustre/Detackification/Hold

0.1-1.0

Shampoo

Combing Ease/Manageability/Silky Feel

1.0-5.0

Pre-Shave Lotion

Emolliency

1.0-3.0

Aerosol Shaving Lather

Emolliency/Foam Stability/Wetting

0.2-2.0

Skin Lotions

Emolliency/Foam Stability/Wetting

0.1-2.0

Perfumes, Colognes

Wetting/Feel

0.1-0.5

Packing :

200L Drums or 1000L IBC

Storage:

• Silway 593 should be stored in closed containers.

• When stored at temperatures below 11℃, Silway 593 will become hazy and solidify to a soft wax. This effect is reversed upon heating and is common to silicone glycol copolymers. Repeated freeze thaw cycles have no effect on product performance.

Shelf Life :

36 months