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CAS Number: 69430-24-6
Category:cosmetic agents
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Soluble in:
 water, 1.55 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: antistatic agents
hair conditioning
skin conditioning - emollient
viscosity controlling agents
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Odor: characteristic
Use: Cyclomethicone is a kind of silicone that is widely used in the cosmetics.
Lonza Group
Gel Base SIL
Odor: characteristic
Use: Film-former with outstanding silky feel.
Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 > 16 ml/kg
Acute Toxicity Data. Journal of the American College of Toxicology, Part B. Vol. 12, Pg. 578, 1993.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 > 16 ml/kg
Acute Toxicity Data. Journal of the American College of Toxicology, Part B. Vol. 12, Pg. 578, 1993.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
cosmetic agents
Recommendation for cyclomethicone usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for cyclomethicone flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
AIDS Citations:Search
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Toxicology Citations:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):69430-24-6
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
Canada Domestic Sub. List:69430-24-6
Pubchem (sid):135019244
Other Information:
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 antistatic agents
 viscosity controlling agents
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 cyclopolydimethyl siloxane
 dimethyl cyclopolysiloxane
 dow corning 344
 dow corning X 2-1401
 gel base SIL
 polydimethyl siloxy cyclics
 sentry cyclomethicone


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PubMed:Tocopheryl acetate 20% spray for elimination of head louse infestation: a randomised controlled trial comparing with 1% permethrin creme rinse.
PubMed:Pilot study to evaluate the effect of topical dimethicone on clinical signs and skin barrier function in dogs with naturally occurring atopic dermatitis.
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PubMed:Rheology of siloxane-stabilized water in silicone emulsions.
PubMed:Study of a ternary diagram gel according to a methodology of experimental research.
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