Pentylene Glycol

Our database has 582 products that contain Pentylene Glycol.

Ingredient Description

Pentylene Glycol has microbial properties, conditions the skin, and is used as a solvent. It can be derived from beet sugar but is commonly produced as a synthetic version.

Alternate name: 1,2-Dihydroxypentane

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Pentylene Glycol Stats

  • Pentylene Glycol is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient.
  • 14% of products in our database contain it.

Ingredient Functions

Skin Conditioning to hydrate and soften skin
Solvent Capable of dissolving another substance.

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 58983
  • INCI Name: PENTYLENE GLYCOL
  • EC #:  226-285-3
  • All Functions: Skin Conditioning, Solvent
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