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MIRASIL™ PTM

MIRASIL™ PTM

MIRASIL™ PTM is a polymethylphenylsiloxane. MIRASIL™ PTM is typically used as a hair gloss agent, it imparts gloss, softness and better manageability to hair. It reduces tackiness in skin care applications and imparts water-resistant properties to suncare formulations.
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Identification & Functionality

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Features & Benefits

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Key Benefits
  • MIRASIL™ PTM is a polymethylphenylsiloxane providing an easy-to-spread emolliency, non-greasy feel, and allowing natural skin transpiration through soft transparent film.
  • Compared to Dimethicone, the phenyl substitution gives a wide range of compatibility with many emollients and ingredients.
  • It has an excellent solubility in alcohol.

Applications & Uses

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Recommended Use Levels
  • Hair lotions: recommended use levels 0.5 - 5%.
  • Skin care: creams, recommended use levels 0.5 - 2%, for protection effect: recommended use levels 2 - 10%.
  • Shaving products: recommended use levels 1 - 3%.
  • Deodorants and antiperspirants: recommended use levels 5 - 10%.
Instruction of Use

MIRASIL™ PTM silicone fluid is generally used in combination with other ingredients to create antiperspirants, hair care, skin care and color cosmetics. It is incorporated into an oil phase of the formulations.

Properties

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Physical Form
Appearance
Clear liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Flash Pointmin. 100°CClosed Cup
Identity (I.R. Spectrum)Conform--
Colorapprox. 30APHAStandard SH-42
Density (at 25°C)approx. 0.99--
Refractive Index (at 25°C)approx. 1.459-Standard SH-9
Surface Tension (at 25°C)approx. 21mN/m-
Turbiditymax. 5NTU-
Viscosity (at 25°C)approx. 22cStStandard SH-14
Solubility of MIRASIL™ PTM with Various Cosmetic Ingredients
Type of Material 1/10* 1/1 10/1
Water I I I
Hydrocarbons 1/10* 1/1 10/1
Mineral oil S S S
Isododecane S S S
Alcohols & Glycols 1/10* 1/1 10/1
Ethanol (at 95º) S S S
Cetyl alcohol (at 70ºC) S S S
Cetostearyl alcohol (at 70ºC) S S S
Glycerol I I I
Propylene glycol I I I
Octyl dodecanol S S S
Dipropylene glycol I I I
Oils 1/10* 1/1 10/1
Jojoba oil S S S
Almond oil S S S
Castor oil I I I
Wheat germ oil S S S
Waxes 1/10* 1/1 10/1
Bees wax (at 70ºC)   S S
Carnauba wax (at 85ºC)   S S
Esters 1/10* 1/1 10/1
Isopropyl myristate S S S
Isopropyl palmitate S S S
C12-C15 Alkyl benzoate S S S
Caprylic triglycerides S S S
Silicones 1/10* 1/1 10/1
C-DML (Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethiconol) S S S
DMCO (PEG/PPG 22/24 Dimethicone) S S S
ADMH 395 (Propoxytetramethylp iperidinyl dimethicone) S S S
DM 350 (Dimethicone medium viscosity) S S S
CM5 (Cyclopentasiloxane) S S S

* = 10% of MIRASIL PTM and 90% of tested material

S = Soluble
I = Completely or partially insoluble

Packaging & Availability

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Packaging Type
Regional Availability
Packaging Information

MIRASIL™ PTM is available in

  • Drum of 200 KG (441 LB)
  • Drum of 25 KG (55.13 LB)

Storage & Handling

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Shelf Life
18 months
Storage & Shelf Life

When stored in its original packaging:

MIRASIL™ PTM may be stored at temperatures between 2°C / 36°F and 40°C / 104°F for up to 18 months from its date of manufacturing.

Most Viewed Documents

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MIRASIL™ PTM Technical Data Sheet
Technical Data Sheet
MIRASIL™ PTM
Technical Data Sheet
Products: MIRASIL™ PTM
00670349
Safety Data Sheet
MIRASIL™ PTM
Safety Data Sheet
Products: MIRASIL™ PTM

Most Viewed Formulations

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Formulation Name
End Uses
Applications
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Sleeping Mask Pack with PURESIL™ BSG-250
Facial Masks
Skin Care
End Uses: Facial Masks
Velvet Gel Shadow with PURESIL™ BSG-5041
Eye Shadow
Color Cosmetics
End Uses: Eye Shadow
Stick Foundation with PURESIL™ ORG01
Foundation
Color Cosmetics
End Uses: Foundation
Sleeping Pack Mask with PURESIL™ BSG-250
Facial Masks
Skin Care
End Uses: Facial Masks
Sunscreen with SPF 50
Sunscreen Cream
Sun Care
End Uses: Sunscreen Cream
Ultra Shiny Pink Lip Gloss
Lip Gloss
Color Cosmetics
End Uses: Lip Gloss
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