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Dow Corning Healthcare Experts Showcase Innovative Solutions at CPhI Japan 2009


Dow Corning Healthcare experts will be featuring their latest product developments and innovative solutions at booth M-32 at CPhI Japan 2009, April 21-23, at the Tokyo Big Site in Tokyo, Japan.

Event attendees will have the opportunity to see and discuss the following products with Dow Corning’s experts:

Dow Corning® MG7-9850 Soft Skin Adhesive is the latest addition to the company’s product line of SSAs for healthcare applications. This new product offers gentle adhesion for medical devices, scar therapies, wound dressings and over-the-counter bandages. It also provides longer, more durable wear compared to previous SSA products.

Dow Corning® ST-Cyclomethicone 5-NF is part of Dow Corning’s Silky Touch product family, which is made up of 10 different silicon-based materials that offer unique aesthetic, pharmacokinetic, and processing benefits to topical pharmaceutical formulations. Dow Corning® ST-Cyclomethicone 5-NF is featured in non-stinging, quick-drying formulations that leave skin with a dry, smooth feel and no oily residue.

About Dow Corning
Dow Corning ( provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company’s Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is a joint venture equally owned by The Dow
Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States.

About Dow Corning Healthcare
Dow Corning offers one of the most expansive lines of silicon-based performance enhancing materials in the healthcare industry – materials that are safe and beneficial in numerous applications. Product offerings include adhesives; antifoams and antifoam emulsions; fluids, emulsions and dispersions; topical excipients; rubber and elastomers; and tubing and molded assemblies.

These materials are manufactured under strict quality control guidelines at Dow Corning’s Healthcare Industries Materials Site (HIMS) in Hemlock, Michigan. This site is dedicated to the production of silicone materials for healthcare applications and is registered with the FDA as a Drug Establishment. The quality system is based on principles of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) for both Bulk Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Devices, and the site is ISO 9001 registered.

Further information about Dow Corning healthcare solutions can be found in the Healthcare Product Selector Guide or visit


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