Cyclo-1400-DM D5 Cyclomethicone/Dimethicone Blend
Cyclo-1400 is a formulation of high viscosity Dimethiconol that is dispersed in a d4/d5 Cyclomethicone fluid. Cyclo-1400-DM is a formulation of high viscosity Dimethicone that is dispersed in a D5 Cyclomethicone.
Both of these fluids are widely used in hair care formulations and other personal care products doe to their soft feel & water-repellency.
INCI Names: Cyclopentasiloxane/ Dimethicone
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Availability: 1-gallon pail, 5-gallon pail & 55-gallon drums
Product Equivalent: Dow Corning 1411® Fluid, DC 1411®
|Chemical Name||Silicone Fluid|
|Formula||Dimethicone in blend of d5 Cyclomethicone|
|Specific gravity @25°C||0.92|
|Viscosity @ 25°C||Approx 6,000cSt|
|Refractive index||1.39 to 1.40|
Use: Cyclo-1400-DM is a blend of d5 cyclomethicone and dimethicone. It consists of a 15% solution of an ultrahigh viscosity dimethicone in a blend of D5 Cycolpentasilxoane (D4 & D5). The fluid blend provides soft feel, spreadability and substantivity. It is widely used in hair care formulations to provide a soft-silky feel and to protect against split ends.
- Soft velvet feel
- Excellent film forming
- Long lasting
- Excellent conditioning
- Cyclomethicones evaporate readily without a residue or cooling sensation
- Conditions hair – especially split ends
- High viscosity Dimethicone dispersed in d5 Cyclomethicone
- Provides water-repellent film in sunscreens, emollients & moisturizers