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Silicone oil

viscosity 10 cSt (25 °C)

Synonym: PDMS, Polydimethylsiloxane

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Properties

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vapor density   >1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <5 mmHg ( 25 °C)
  5 mmHg ( 20 °C)
refractive index   n20/D 1.403(lit.)
viscosity   10 cSt(25 °C)
bp   >140 °C/0.002 mmHg(lit.)
density   0.93 g/mL at 25 °C

Description

Packaging

1 L in poly bottle

250 mL in poly bottle

Application

Silicone oil has been used as an intraocular liquid in the treatment of retinal detachments.It may also be used as a two phase partitioning bioreactor to treat gas effluents.

General description

Silicone oil is a low viscosity, liquid polymerized, siloxane with organic side chains. Silicone oil exhibits antimicrobial activity against endopthalmitis causing microorganisms under in vitro conditions.

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Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
JT6485000
Flash Point(F) 
600.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
316 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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