Poly[oxy(dimethylsilylene)], α-hydro-ω-hydroxy-, dimethiconal
|Boiling point||167.4±23.0 °C|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Dimethoconols are a class of silicone-based polymers similar to dimethicone in their chemical structure save that molecules of dimethiconol end with hydroxyl (-OH) groups. They are used in a wide range of cosmetic and personal care products such as suntan lotion and lipstick where it works as an emollient, a film-former, an antistatic agent and an anti-foaming agent, among other uses. Like other silicone-based liquids, it is not water soluble.
- "Dimethiconol and Derivatives of Dimethiconol". cosmeticsinfo.org.