dispersing medium

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(of colloids) a substance in which another is colloidally dispersed

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It is used as dispersing medium and open time agent reducing the tendency of the colorant to dry out during storage or in tinting machines.
Clear, colorless and providing a nongreasy feel, Dow Corning Toray FZ-3196 Fluid can be used as a carrier for other ingredients or as a dispersing medium for hydrophobic powders and pigments in a wide range of personal care products including skin creams, lotions and gels, suntan lotions, makeup removers, facial cleansers, color cosmetics and hair care products.
The outer shell is wide and diffused, with a high concentration of ions near the inner shell and a progressively lower concentration of ions as the distance from the surface of the particle to the bulk of the dispersing medium is increased.