Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Our database has 2210 products that contain Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride.

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Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is an emollient, solvent, and texture enhancer. It is considered a skin-softener by helping the skin prevent moisture loss.

Within a product, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride can thicken the product and make spreadability easier by dissolving clumping compounds. An added benefit of Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is its antioxidant properties.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is made by combining glycerin with coconut oil, forming a clear liquid. Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride has not been found to be toxic for human use in concentrations under 50%.

While there is an assumption Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride can clog pores due to it being derived from coconut oil, there is no research supporting this.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 20.44% of the products in our database containing it.

At a glance

Here's our breakdown of what exactly Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is, what it's benefits are, and what it's concerns are.

Where it's used

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is most often found as ingredient number 9 within an ingredient list.

It is currently used 18981 times inside of skincare routines on SkinSort.

These are the categories of products that use Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 74816
  • EC #:  277-452-2 / 265-724-3
  • All Functions: Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning
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CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

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