DOWSIL™ 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid - 441 lb Drum

DOWSIL™ 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid is a polyphenylmethylsiloxane which improves the performance of many types of cosmetic formulations. It has an excellent solubility in alcohol. It is used as a water repellent additive and to reduce the tackiness and stickiness of organic ingredients in formulations such as kin lotions and creams, suntan lotions and non-aerosol sprays, and pre-shave lotions, as well as well as a hair gloss agent in non-aerosol hair sprays, conditioners and grooming aids.


Dow Corning 556 Cosmetic Grade Fluid, Methyl Phenylpolysiloxane, Phenyl Trimethicone, Phenylsilsesquioxane, Polyphenylmethylsiloxane, Trimethyl Phenyl Silsesquioxane
Prohibited Uses
This product is neither tested nor represented as suitable for medical or pharmaceutical uses. For further information please refer to Dow's product safety page
High Shine, High Gloss, SPF Booster, Boosts Color Intensity
Cyclopentasiloxane & PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone
Boiling Point
250 °C (482 °F)
California Prop 65
This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or any other reproductive harm.
Clear, Colorless
Flash Point
> 101 °C (> 214 °F)
Kinematic Viscosity
20 mm2/s @ 25 °C (77 °F)
Relative Density
0.98 Reference Material: (water = 1)

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