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Biosaccharide Gum-4

Our database includes 278 products that contain Biosaccharide Gum-4.


This is a fermented gum derived from sorbitol, a sugar alcohol.

According to a manufacturer, this ingredient's high molecular weight makes it an effective emollient.

Emollients help keep the skin hydrated by preventing water from evaporating.

Biosaccharide Gum-4 is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.6% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

Where it's used

Biosaccharide Gum-4 is most often found as ingredient number 24 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Biosaccharide Gum-4 the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 54770
  • All Functions: Skin Conditioning
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.