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45088 Polydimethylsiloxane (silicone) emulsion

CAS Number
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
45088-22 100g 15.90
45088-36 500g 53.50
45088-A4 2.5kg 149.00
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Polydimethylsiloxane (silicone) emulsion

MDL
MFCD00132673

Chemical Properties

Form
Liquid
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with carbon tetrachloride, benzene, chloroform, diethyl ether, toluene and other organic solvents. Immiscible with water and ethanol.

Applications

Polydimethylsiloxane (silicone) emulsion is the most widely used silicon-based organic polymer and is particularly known for its unusual rheological (or flow) properties. Further, it is used in contact lenses, medical devices to elastomers and in shampoos (as dimethicone makes hair shiny and slippery). It finds application as an antifoaming agent in food, caulking, lubricants, kinetic sand and heat-resistant tiles. In addition to this, it serves as a critical ingredient in water-repelling coatings such as Rain-X.

Notes

Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Binks, B. P.; Tyowua, A. T. Oil-in-oil emulsions stabilised solely by solid particles. Soft Matter 2016, 12, 876-887.

Miron, C.; Balan, M.; Pricop, L.; Harabagiu, V.; Jepu, I.; Porosnicu, C.; Lungu, C. P. Pulsed Electrical Discharges in Silicone Emulsion. Plasma Process. Polym. 2014, 11 (3), 214-221.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
3910.00
TSCA
Yes

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