PEG-12 dimethicone is a silicone blend of skin-protective dimethicone and a lightweight polyethylene glycol. It functions as a hair and skin-conditioning agent.
References for this information:
Toxicological Research, June 2015, pages 105–136
Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, January 2015, pages 817–826
International Journal of Cosmetic Science, June 2007, pages 211–218
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