Antifoam 8810 Food Grade

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Antifoam 8810 Food Grade is a 10% active emulsion of polydimethylsiloxane formulated to control foam in both food and industrial processing. This defoamer is readily diluted with water or process liquids for easy addition to foam-generating solutions. It

Ingredient Name: Polydimethylsiloxane

Functions: Anti-Foaming Agent, Defoamer

Chemical Family: Silicones, Siloxanes

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Product Highlights

100% active compounds based on polydimethylsiloxane fluid (PDMS) and 2% - 60% emulsions thereof, suitable for many areas - agricultural, pool & spa, food processing, waste water, and general industrial foam control.

Applications & Uses

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Processing Guidelines
  • Antifoam 8810 FG can be used as received or pre-diluted with water or other process liquids before use.
  • Concentrations from 10 to 200 ppm are sufficient for foam control in most systems. In testing, to determine the most effective working concentrations, a good starting point is to add 25 parts of antifoam per million parts foamer.
  • In direct-food applications, adjust concentration to comply with FDA regulations as explained under regulatory status.
Product Applications

Suggested applications include:

  • Meat and poultry processing
  • Fruits and juices
  • Pickles
  • Rice processing
  • Potato washing
  • Soft drinks
  • Instant coffee, and other food processes or products requiring an effective foam control agent
Diluting the Antifoam

This product is readily dispersible in warm or cold water with gentle agitation. For best results, mix one part of antifoam with 2-12 parts sterilized water or other diluent and stir gently until completely mixed. If it is necessary to store the diluted material, continuous, mild agitation is recommended to ensure uniform product.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
White liquid
Dispersible in
Water, warm or cold water with gentle agitation
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Activity10.0%-
Weight (at 25°C)8.3lbs/gal-
Flash Point93.3°CPensky Martens Closed-Cup
Viscosity (at 25°C)700 - 1300cps-
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)1.0--
pH (at 1% aqueous Solution)4.0 - 5.0--

Regulatory & Compliance

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Regulatory Information

Federal Regulation Compliance

  • Antifoam 8810 FG is approved for use as a direct food additive under FDA 21 CFR 173.340 at levels up to 10 ppm active silicone (100 ppm AF 8810 FG) in the finished food, with 0 ppm allowed in milk, where food standards permit.
  • In addition, AF 8810 FG complies with 21 CFR 175.105, 175.125, 176.170, 176.180, 176.200, 176.210, 177.1200, 177.2260, 177.2800 and 178.3120 for use as an indirect additive in the manufacturing of food-processing components and food contact surfaces.
  • It is also cleared as a tolerance exempt inert ingredient under formulations applied to growing crops or raw, agricultural commodities after harvest.

Packaging & Availability

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
12 months
Storage & Handling Information
  • This product exhibits excellent storage stability when proper handling procedures are followed. As with most emulsions, storage in a cool dry place (60-75°F) in tightly-closed containers will provide maximum shelf life. Under these conditions, shelf life is 12 months minimum.
  • Product should be protected from freezing. Repeated freezing may damage container and may cause thickening or separation of emulsion. If freezing occurs, allow to thaw, mix thoroughly and use the emulsion as usual.