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Dodecamethylpentasiloxane

Dodecamethylpentasiloxane

Dodecamethylpentasiloxane is a clear liquid used as a key ingredient in silicone products. It has a high boiling point and low viscosity, making it suitable for various applications. It is commonly used in the production of silicone elastomers, coatings, and personal care products.

Chemical Formula:

C12H36O5Si5

CAS Number:

141-63-9

Synonyms:

Dodecamethylpentasiloxane, L5, Pentamethyldecamethyltrisiloxane, Pentamethyldisiloxane pentamer, D5, Silicone L5.

Characteristics

Molar Weight

370.7 g/mol

Melting Point

-25°C

Boiling Point

213-215°C

Solubility

Insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents

Density

0.950 g/cm³

Forms

Clear liquid

Odor

Characteristic odor

USES AND APPLICATIONS

Key applications

  • Silicone elastomers
  • Silicone fluids
  • Personal care products
  • Cosmetics
  • Hair care products

Industries

  • Personal care
  • Cosmetics
  • Hair care
  • Chemical
  • Silicone manufacturing

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