Agent Name

Methyl hydrogen polysiloxane

CAS Number

9004-73-3

Formula

(C-H4-O-Si)mult-

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Hydrogen methyl polysiloxane; Methicone; Poly(oxy(methylsilylene)); [ChemIDplus] Poly(methylhydrosiloxane); [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Polymers

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a lubricant or release agent for foods; [FDA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Poly(methylhydrosiloxane)."

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