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310ml. Fast curing sanitary silicone. Contains a fungicide to resist mould growth. Tested against salmonella, E.coli and MRSA. Joint movement capability ±20%. ISO 11600-F-20HM.

310ml. Fast curing sanitary silicone. Contains a fungicide to resist mould growth. Tested against salmonella, E.coli and MRSA. Joint movement capability ±20%. ISO 11600-F-20HM.
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54 of 55(98%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
Review 1 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Solid Product
8 Mar 2014
By RHL1
, Somerset
"quality and price balanced very well.
A good product.
I use this on all of my work. No problems yet."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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The best!
17 Dec 2013
By IMplumbing
, PE19 Cambs
"Flows well and is easy to "work".
The No-Nonsense product is okay for general use but I tend to use this in shower cubicles and around baths. Top product!
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Dow Corning 785 Sanitary seala
22 Oct 2013
By LongJohn
, Chesterfield
"Purchased this on the back of favourable reviews, goes on like a dream, if it performs as advertised it will be unbeatable."
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Needed a sealant that worked..
29 Sep 2013
By Fussydiyer04
, Salisbury
"....after trying an easy smooth sealant ( recommended for power showers!) around the outside of my shower enclosure and finding it leaked badly,I needed something that would seal the shower but was going to give me a neat finish.
Thanks to the advice given re washing up liquid/water spray, the job was easier than expected...I was too liberal with the spray to start with and found that dipping the smoothing tool into the solution,running it along the bead,wiping off excess then re dipping the tool did the job.
First shower last night...no leaks...would recommend this product ever time.
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Review 5 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Not drastic just mastik
23 Sep 2013
By MrPedantic
, Bracknell
"I used this to reseal the waste on my toilet as the seal had crumbled and was leaking heavily. It takes just 5 minutes before you can work the sealant (i.e. make it smooth) and a further hour for it to fully set depending on the quantity used. My only concern is the smell of the sealant which is noticeable but I think this is because I had to use quite a large quantity to do the job. Still it will suffice until I can find a more permanent solution."
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Top Silicone
23 Jun 2013
By kenchelski
, Barry
"Best on market. Easy to use, and longevity of performance. Highly recommended."
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Seems to be very good.
24 May 2013
By Terrypaul
, Edinburgh
"Used this for the first time last week. Seems to be as good as the reviews say. Can't give 5 stars for reliability until it has been tested for a few weeks. But so far so good."
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Review 8 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Best sealant ever
30 Apr 2013
By John44
, Portsmouth
"I have used many types of sealant to seal baths and showers and nothing is as good as the Dow Corning 785. It really does stick and is really easy to tool, it also keeps its colour.
OK it may cost more than other brands but it is worth every penny, I use nothing else. A great finish is achieved by applying the bead then spraying it and the surrounding contact surfaces with soapy water solution then using a simple ice lolly stick draw the bead. The excess sealant does not stick to the adjacent areas because of the soapy water, it just stays on the stick! A great tip from a professional tiler!
PS Because it sticks so well ........ removing excess when dry is hard work so avoid leaving excess to dry.
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7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
Review 9 for Dow Corning 785+ Bacteria Resistant Sanitary Silicone White 310ml
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Great Silicone
18 Apr 2013
By Gaza118
, Bristol
"Great product, applies easily and is hard wearing, smells a bit so make sure room is well ventilated."
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dow corning 785 white
15 Apr 2013
By taffthetiler
, Southampton
"Quality product, I use 785 silicone for a majority of my jobs. The only pity is the limited range of only clear or white! Come on Dow Corning, time to move with the times and catch up with the competition."
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Professional product
29 Mar 2013
By markuk767
, Taunton
"I have switched over to DC products on recommendation from colleague and have been very pleased with results. The extra cost is definitely seen in better usability and overall finish, giving confidence in long term reliability of joints.
Not all silicone is the same and you certainly get what you pay for!
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THE ONLY SILICONE I WILL USE
16 Mar 2013
By BillDL
, Hamilton
"When it says "white", that's what this product is, not some semi-translucent hint of white that darker gaps show through. This product gives good filling and coverage, has the perfect curing time to make application and cleanup easy, and is a good compromise between strength and flexibility. The screwfix price, which is half what most other large DIY warehouses charge for the same product, makes it cheap enough to use for all jobs rather than choosing a "budget" sealant for some jobs and this "premium" one for others."
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You get what you pay for
24 Feb 2013
By RayP
, Epsom Surrey
"Having used several sanitary sealents over the years I still keep going back to DOW. I fitted out a bathroom four years ago and round the floor it was sealed with a named sealant but inside the shower unit the sealent then srtarted to peel,after about 6 months, then dod with Dow and still as good as new. The white is brilliant white and still looks great.
Worth he extra when you want that top finish.
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I do not use any other
2 Feb 2013
By camelot
, Horsham
"It costs about twice as much as the cheatest, for one reason, it is by far the best, easy to tool & sticks like ... to the blanket"
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Great sealant
16 Dec 2012
By TabbyD
, Solihull
"This silicon for me is always my first choice. I've used it lots of times and it always gives a great finish that lasts. Other makes have either been hard to get a good finish or haven't lasted . Totally recommended."
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top silicone
8 Nov 2012
By jdplumbers
, harlow essex
"best sanitary silicone out there, i use nothing else & at a fair price."
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Best Bathroom Sealant
6 Oct 2012
By bluestreak
, Aberdeen
"More expensive sealant than others but well worth the extra in terms of ease of use and reliability, I use this every time."
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Best silicone I've used
23 Sep 2012
By PaulWammer28
, Clitheroe
"Very strong adhesion and sets firm. The sealant starts to cure quickly so need to smooth over fast.
Will use again
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Super sticky!
17 Aug 2012
By Zimbo
, Cardiff
"I wish I had known about this product before I spent money on an inferior own brand from Wilkos. This stuff is amazing. Be warned, it does start to set pretty quickly so you can't waste time faffing about. By the next day the shower was ready for use. Best sealant I have ever used, shower now completely water tight and I will only use this product in the future."
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DOW
30 Jul 2012
By JUSTTHEJOBO
, Southend
"BEST SILICONE I HAVE EVER USED
FORGET THE CHEAP AND CHEERFUL THIS IS TOPS TO USE
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