It is a colorless and odorless liquid that is slightly volatile.

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Cyclopentamethicone, Cyclic dimethylsiloxane pentamer, D5, 2,2,4,4,6,6,8,8,10,10-Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane
Cyclic Siloxane, Cyclomethicone
Package Sizes
  • Tote
  • Drum
  • Pail
  • 1-gallon
Regulatory Status:
non-HAPS, 100% VOC Exempt per SCAQMD
Primary Applications:

Silicones like Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane are commonly used in various cosmetic and personal care products for their unique properties, including their ability to provide a smooth and silky feel to the skin and hair.

Industry Uses:

Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane has many industrial uses, including:

• Personal care products: Used in skin creams, cosmetics, shampoos, deodorants, and conditioners
• Dry cleaning: Used in GreenEarth solvent and commercial dry cleaning products
• Industrial cleaning fluids: Used as a solvent
• Lubricants: Used in electronics
• Defoamer: Used in industrial applications
• Washing and cleaning products
• Polymers
• Laboratory chemicals
• Polishes and waxes
• Textile treatment products and dyes

Safety Precautions:
Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane is a combustible liquid and must be handled with the proper Personal Protective Equipment. Please refer to the SDS for any questions or concerns.
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