Supplier's Corner

DC Silicone

November 14, 2005

DC Silicone Elastomer Blend
Has Versatile Applications
● Dow Corning 9546 silicone elastomer
blend contains a patented ratio of silicone
elastomers, according to company
executives. The blend is a thickening
agent for w/o and water-in-silicone formulations,
cyclomethicones and other
silicone fluids. Applications include
underarm products, skin care, hair
care, sunscreens and color cosmetics.
Dow Corning executives pointed out
that the company’s third-party licensing
program gives customers freedom
from patent restrictions for certain
types of formulations that contain silicone
elastomers made by Dow Corning.
Interested parties must contact the
company to clarify specific patents and
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