SeraSense® GB 12

INCI: Dimethicone (and) Dimethiconol
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Product Features

  • Supplied in concentrate form
  • Smooth, velvety feel
  • Gum blend based on D5 replacement
  • Increased substantivity and water-resistance
  • Forms a water resistant, breathable protective barrier without a negative tacky feel

Typical Properties

  • % Active content: 100
  • Viscosity at 25°C: 6500cS
  • Appearance: Clear colourless liquid
  • Gum content: 20%


  • Skin Creams
  • Skin Oils & Lotions
  • Sun Care Products
  • Hair Serums and Conditioners



KCC Beauty SeraSense GB 12 is a blend of volatile low molecular weight straight chained dimethicone and a very high viscosity dimethiconol gum polymer, for use in a variety of personal care applications. The blend of dimethicones (1.5cS and 2cS) is specially designed to closely match the evaporation profile of D5. This cosmetic blend of fluids offer good solvating properties whilst presenting low flammability and are not considered a VOC.  SeraSense GB 12 offers a pleasant feel to the skin, whilst facilitating the spread of actives.  In hair care, the blend of silicones acts as a long-lasting conditioner, with improved dry combing.

Recommended usage level 0.5-100%

Previously known as BC 2647 and SF9912E