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DIMETHYL SILICONE [2 records]

Record 1 2014-07-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Cosmetology
  • Food Additives
Universal entry(ies)
DEF

A chemical product consisting of dimethylsiloxane polymers which appears under the form of a colorless silicone oil and is used in cosmetology and as an antifoaming agent when processing some foods such as beverages, syrups and soups.

OBS

Each dimeticone name is followed by a number referring to the viscosity of the substance: e.g. dimeticone 20 (viscosity of 17.0 to 23.0 centistokes).

OBS

alpha-(trimethylsilyl)-omega-methylpoly[oxy(dimethylsilylene)]: The words "alpha" and "omega" must be replaced by the corresponding Greek letters or italicized.

OBS

dimeticone: international nonproprietary name (INN).

OBS

dimethicone: British approved name (BAN).

OBS

dimethyl polysiloxane; dimethylpolysiloxane; dimethyl silicone: commercial names.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Cosmétologie
  • Additifs alimentaires
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
DEF

Produit de polymérisation du diméthylsiloxane se présentant sous la forme d'un liquide visqueux et huileux, insoluble dans l'eau et l'alcool, miscible avec l'éther et le chloroforme, utilisé comme agent protecteur de la peau, qu'il rend non mouillable lorsqu'on l'incorpore à de la vaseline, et comme additif alimentaire.

OBS

alpha-(triméthylsilyl)-oméga-méthylpoly[oxy(diméthylsilylène)] : Les mots «alpha» et «oméga» doivent être remplacées par les lettres grecques correspondantes ou s'écrire en italique.

OBS

diméticone : dénomination commune internationale (DCI).

OBS

polysilane : dénomination commune française (DCF).

OBS

diméthyl polysiloxane; diméthylpolysiloxane; diméthyl silicone; méthylpolysiloxane : noms commerciaux.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Elementos y compuestos químicos
  • Productos de belleza
  • Aditivos alimentarios
Entrada(s) universal(es)
OBS

Dimeticona. Propiedades. Es un aceite de silicona compuesto por polímeros de siloxano. Aplicado sobre la piel ejerce un efecto que se ha relacionado con una reducción en la formación de escaras en pacientes que deben permanecer en reposo. Ingerido desarrolla un efecto espumolítico-antiflatulento al actuar como un tensioactivo disminuyendo la tensión superficial de las islas espumantes o burbujas de moco y aire localizadas en el tracto gastrointestinal.

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Record 2 2011-02-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
Universal entry(ies)
(C2H6OSi)x
see observation, formula
9016-00-6
CAS number
OBS

Also known under the following commercial designations: AF 72; AF 75; Dermafilm; Dimethicream; Dow Corning 346; Geon; Good-Rite; Hycar; Silbar.

OBS

Chemical formula: (C2H6OSi)x

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
(C2H6OSi)x
see observation, formula
9016-00-6
CAS number
OBS

Formule chimique : (C2H6OSi)x

Spanish

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