Butylene Glycol

Our database has 1742 products that contain Butylene Glycol.

Ingredient Description

AKA Butanediol, a colorless liquid. A skin-conditioning agent and humectant.

Extra info: Butane-1,3-diol (CAS No. 107-88-0/ EC No. 203-529-7) (R)-(-)-butane-1,3-diol” (CAS No. 6290-03-5/ EC No. 228-532-0)

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Butylene Glycol Stats

  • Butylene Glycol is a common cosmetic ingredient.
  • 41% of products in our database contain it.
  • 1 user has liked this ingredient
  • 1 user has disliked this ingredient

Ingredient Functions

Humectant A substance that promotes retention of moisture.
Masking obscuring or blocking
Skin Conditioning to hydrate and soften skin
Solvent Capable of dissolving another substance.

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 74756
  • INCI Name: BUTYLENE GLYCOL
  • EC #:  203-529-7 (i), 228-532-0 (ii)
  • All Functions: Humectant, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Solvent, Viscosity Controlling
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