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®

Product Data:

Chemical Name Silicone Fluid
Formula Dimethicone in blend of d5 Cyclomethicone
Appearance Clear-viscous liquid
Specific gravity @25°C 0.92
Viscosity @ 25°C Approx 6,000cSt
Refractive index 1.39 to 1.40
Non-volatile content 15%
Flash Point 70°C

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.

Features

  • Soft velvet feel
  • Excellent film forming
  • Long lasting
  • Excellent conditioning
  • Volatility
  • 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