Dow Corning® ST-Cyclomethicone 56-NF

Dow Corning® ST-Cyclomethicone 56-NF is a clear and colorless excipient commonly used as a base fluid in topical formulations in a wide range of dermatological treatments and pharmaceutical applications because of its volatility, spreading and sensory benefits- namely their smooth, dry and non-greasy feel on the skin.

  • Creams
  • Gels
  • Medicated treatments for skin and scalp applications
  • Volatile
  • Excellent spreading
  • Non-occlusive
  • Solvent
  • Non-greasy
  • Non-oily residue
  • Soft, smooth feel on the skin
  • Non-cooling effect on skin


Product Name Description
56-NF Dow Corning ST-Cyclomethicone 56-NF is a clear, colorless, volatile blend of cyclopentasiloxane (D5) and cyclohexasiloxane (D6).

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