Pentylene Glycol

Our database has 1509 products that contain Pentylene Glycol.


Pentylene glycol is typically used within a product to thicken it, and also adds a smooth, soft, and moisturizing feel to the product.

This ingredient also acts as a mild preservative and helps to keep a product microbe-free.

Pentylene Glycol is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 13.96% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning, Solvent

Where it's used

Pentylene Glycol is most often found as ingredient number 14 within an ingredient list.

It is currently used 20713 times inside of skincare routines on SkinSort.

These are the categories of products that use Pentylene Glycol the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 58983
  • EC #:  226-285-3
  • All Functions: Skin Conditioning, Solvent
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.