Agent Name

Dodecamethylpentasiloxane

CAS Number

141-63-9

Formula

C12-H36-O4-Si5

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Pentasiloxane, 1,1,1,3,3,5,5,7,7,9,9,9-dodecamethyl-; Pentasiloxane, dodecamethyl-; [ChemIDplus] 1,1,1,3,3,5,5,7,7,9,9,9-Dodecamethylpentasiloxane; [Merck Index] Silicone liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Silicon)

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index] Colorless odorless liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in extreme-temperature silicone oils/fluids and to suppress foam in petroleum oils; [Merck Index] Used to formulate cosmetics and personal care products, in lubricants, greases, and release agents, to make rubber and plastic products, in non-metal surface treatments, and as a laboratory reagent; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

An irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane."

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