Agent Name
CAS Number
9016-00-6; 63148-62-9
Major Category
Plastics & Rubber
Polydimethylsiloxane formula graphical representation
401N; A 50 (silicone); A 80R; AF 60 (siloxane); AK 100 (silicone); AK 300000; AK 50 (siloxane); AK 5000; AK 750; ASI 100 Methyl; ASP 3 (silicone); AV 1000; Accuglass 210; Accuglass 211; Accuglass 305; Aeropax; Akvastop; Antaphron NM 42; Antifoam A compd; Antifoam FD 62; Aquasil E; B 160-40; BIO-PSA Q 7-4301; BW 400; BY 16-801; BY 16-817; BY 22-064; BY 27-003; BY 27-007; Baros; Baysilone M 50EL; Baysilone MA; Bicolon; CF 1241; CP-Sil 5; CT 89E; CY 52-111; Chaline Buruba 520C; DB 1 (silicone); DC 2-1184; DC 2-1691; DC 225; DC 6-1104; DC-MDX 4-4139; Delesan; Dimethylpolysiloxane; Dow corning 346; Dymasyl; Good-rite; Hycar; Meteorex; Mylicon; Mylocon; Ovol; Poly(dimethylsiloxane); Poly(oxy(dimethylsilylene)); Polysilon; Silain; Baysilon; DC 35A; DC 35B; DC 360; Dimethyl siloxanes and silicones; Dimethylpolysiloxane hydrolyzate; Dow Corning 2-1463; H 1-10000; KO 08; PMS 200A; Poly(oxy(dimethylsilylene)), alpha-(trimethylsilyl)-omega-((trimethylsilyl)oxy); Polydimethyl silicone oil; Polydimethylsiloxane DC 360; Polydimethylsiloxane, methyl end-blocked; Polyoxy(dimethylsilylene), alpha-(trimethylsilyl)-omega-hydroxy; Rhodorsil 340; SF-1098; SH 200-1000CS; Si-O-Sil SS-101-350; Silak M 10; Silastic; Silicone DC 200; Silicone DC 360; Silicone DC 360 fluid; Silicone oil; Silicone oils; Silicone Release L 45; Silikon Antifoam FD 62; Siloxane and silicones, dimethyl; Siloxane, dimethyl-; Siloxanes and Silicones, di-Me; Siloxanes and silicones, dimethyl; Syltherm 800; UC liquid G; Union Carbide Liquid G; XF-13-563; alpha-(Trimethylsilyl)poly(oxy(dimethylsilylene))-omega-methyl; alpha-Methyl-omega-methoxypolydimethylsiloxane; Polydimethylsiloxanes; Polydimethylsiloxane (10 centistoke); Polydimethylsiloxane (350 centistoke); [ChemIDplus]
Colorless liquid; [ICSC] Colorless odorless viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]
Used as a water-repellent, a lubricant, a defoaming agent in oil processing, a flow/gloss improver for paints and varnishes, and a sizing agent for textiles and paper; Also used in wound dressing, in soft contact lenses, in fire resistant transformers, in hydraulic/dielectric/heat-transfer/diffusion pump oils, and in silicone products; [HSDB] Used as a mold-release agent, an anti-caking agent for powdered foods, and for medical applications such as tubing and implants; [CHEMINFO]
Emergency treatment: "Silicones"; [HSDB] An eye irritant; [ICSC]; May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "Polydimethylsiloxane rubber."
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