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MIRASIL™ DM 5000 is a high molecular weight linear polydimethylsiloxane, typically used as conditioning agent for skin and hair formulations.
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Identification & Functionality


Features & Benefits


Applications & Uses


MIRASIL DM 5000 imparts smooth and silky feel to the skin, soft feel and shine to hair. It is recommended for use in hair repairing products.

  • Hair care : for maximum conditioning effect. Recommended use levels 1 – 2%.
  • Skin care : for skin protection and softness. Recommended use levels 1 – 10%.
  • Sun care : for water-resistance effect. Recommended use effect 5 – 15%.
Instruction of use

MIRASIL™ DM 5000 is generally used in combination with other ingredients to form beauty care products, either anhydrous formulations or emulsions. In emulsions, it is easy to mix with emollients and emulsifiers, oil phase, and heat stable during oil in water emulsification process.
Please consult your local ELKEM SILICONES sales office.


Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Colormax. 30Hazen-
Heavy Metals (Pb)max. 5ppm-
Identity (I.R. Spectrum)Conform--
Turbiditymax. 4NTU-
Refractive Index (at 25°C)max. 1.410--
Flash Pointmin. 300°CClosed Cup
Acidity (in NaOH - 0.01N)max. 0.15ml-
Fluorescence Testmax. 0.1mg/kg-
Freezing Point-50 to -40°C-
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)approx. 978kg/m3-
Surface Tension (at 25°C)21.1 – 21.5mN/m-
Viscosity (at 25°C)approx. 4750-5250mm2/s-
Volatile Matters (at 150°C in 2 g for 24h)max. 2.0%-
Clear colorless liquid, free from suspended matter
Solubility of MIRASIL™ DM 5000 with Various Cosmetic Ingredients
Type of Materials 1/10* 1/1 10/1
Water I I I
Hydrocarbons 1/10* 1/1 10/1
Mineral oil I I I
Isododecane S S S
Alcohols & Glycols 1/10* 1/1 10/1
Ethanol I I I
Glycerol I I I
Propylene glycol I I I
Octyldodecanol I I I
Dipropylene glycol I I I
Oils 1/10* 1/1 10/1
Jojoba oil I I I
Almond oil I I I
Castor oil I I I
Wheat germ oil I I I
Esters 1/10* 1/1 10/1
Isopropyl myristate S S S
Isopropyl palmitate S S S
C12-C15 Alkyl benzoate I I I
Caprylic/Capric triglycerides I I I
Silicones 1/10* 1/1 10/1
CM5 (Cyclopentasiloxane) S S S
C-DML (Cyclopentasiloxane (and) Dimethiconol) S S S
PTM (Phenyl Trimethicone) S S S

* = 10% of MIRASIL DM 5000 and 90% of tested material
S = Soluble I = Completely or partially insoluble

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
Packaging Information

MIRASIL DM 5000 is available in

  • Drum of 200 KG (441 LB)

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
36 months
Storage & Shelf Life

When stored in its original packaging:

MIRASIL™ DM 5000 may be stored at temperatures between -20°C / -4°F and 50°C / 122°F for up to 36 months from its date of manufacturing.

Documents (1)

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Technical Data Sheet
Technical Data Sheet
Products: MIRASIL™ DM 5000