SeraSense® SF CM5

Product Features

  • Excellent spread quality
  • Volatile, low viscosity silicone fluid
  • Soluble in alcohols and many other solvents
  • Non-greasy with easy rub-out
  • Soft and silky skin feel
  • Non-VOC cosmetic solvent
  • Non-flammable
  • Non-skin cooling vaporisation

Typical Properties

  • Specific gravity (25°C): 0.96g/cm3
  • Viscosity (25°C): 4cS
  • Flash point: 77°C Open cup


  • Air care evaporative applications (diffusers etc.)
  • Hair care
  • Colour cosmetics
  • Skin care
  • Sun care
  • Antiperspirants and deodorants


SeraSense SF CM5 is a cyclic, volatile, low viscosity silicone oil with a wide range of functions in the personal care sector as one of the most important cosmetic solvents in use today.

Recommended usage level is 1.0 – 50% however depends heavily on application.

Previously known as BC Cyclomethicone 5 and SF0005Z

Datasheet & Specification

SeraSense SF CM5 Specification SeraSense SF CM5 TDS