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Glycerin

Our database has 6529 products that contain Glycerin.

Description

An organic, colorless, odorless, and non-toxic compound that has antimicrobial and antiviral properties. It acts a humectant in skincare products, meaning it helps skin retain moisture by pulling moisture from the air.

Glycerin is a popular cosmetic ingredient, with about 68.47% of the products in our database containing it.

Also known as: Vegetable Glycerin

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 34040
  • INCI Name: GLYCERIN
  • INN Name: glycerol
  • EC #:  200-289-5
  • Ph. Eur. Name: glycerolum
  • All Functions: Denaturant, Hair Conditioning, Humectant, Oral Care, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent, Viscosity Controlling
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.