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FLUTEC™ PC6

Synonyms: Perfluorodecalin

CAS Number : 306-94-5

Description & Characteristics

Flutec PC6, C10F18, is a fully-fluorinated, odourless, colourless, non-volatile liquid containing a mixture of cis and trans isomers and has the following characteristics:

  • Non-toxic
  • Non-flammability
  • Excellent chemical and thermal stability
  • High solubility for gases particularly oxygen.

  • Applications

    Flutec PC11 finds many applications in the cosmetic industry where its addition to formulations can enhance protective and film-forming properties.  It is possible to obtain very stable emulsions in glycerol, diglycerol and other polyhydric emulsifying agents and it’s high solubility of Oxygen means it finds use as an products delivering oxygen to the skin, such as post laser resurfacing creams, bubble face masks, eye creams  etc.

    Safety, Handling and Storage

    Although Flutec PC11 is considered biologically and chemically inert, good laboratory practice should be observed when handling.  Flutec PC6  has an indefinite shelf life if properly stored in its original sealed container.  Safety data sheets are available on request.

    Typical Physical Properties
    Boiling Point ℃ 215
    Pour Point ℃ <-20
    Molecular Weight 624
    Density, kg/l 2.03
    Viscosity (kinematic), mm2/s 14
    Viscosity, (dynamic), mPas   28
    Surface Tension, mN/m 19
    Heat of vaporisation at Boiling Point, kj/kg 68
    Refractive index, nD20 1.3348

    Temperature dependant properties are quoted at 25oC unless otherwise stated. The above typical physical properties, in no way form or represent product specification.


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