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Cosmetics Ingredients
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Cosmetics Ingredients


Dimethicone is one of the most common ingredients in cosmetics. It acts as an anti-foaming agent, skin protectant and skin & hair conditioner. It prevents water loss by forming a hydrating barrier on the skin. It is used in a wide range of cosmetics products including creams and lotions, bath soaps, shampoo and hair care products. The FDA approved dimethicone for personal care products, and it is generally considered to be safe to use.

DIMETHICONE is classified as :
  • Antifoaming
  • Emollient
  • Skin conditioning
  • Skin protecting

CAS Number 63148-62-9 / 9006-65-9 / 9016-00-6
EINECS/ELINCS No: - / - / - /
COSING REF No: 33401
INN Name: dimeticone
Chem/IUPAC Name: Polydimethylsiloxane
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1 034 Cosmetics Ingredients containing DIMETHICONE

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