PEG-12 Dimethicone is a polysiloxane diol copolymer soluble in water, alcohol and water-alcohol systems. It can be used as a surface tension inhibitor, wetting agent, emulsifier and foaming aid to generate and maintain foam in high alcohol content hand sanitizer formulations.

PEG-12 Dimethicone is also used in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products, including hair sprays, shampoos, skin care, lotions, perfumes, and shaving soaps. It also produces and maintains stable foam. In the conditioner and shampoo formulations, PEG-12 Dimethicone can give the hair a silky soft feeling even after repeated washing without accumulation. In addition, PEG-12 dimethicone has conditioning, emollient and de-sticking properties in both body and hair shower products.


Form dense / stable foam in hand sanitizer formulations
Low dosage required to achieve stable foam
Compatible with water and alcohol
Surface tension inhibitor
Gives a soft and silky feel in hair care formulations.


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