Polysorbate 20

Our database has 411 products that contain Polysorbate 20.

Ingredient Description

Used to prevent ingredients from separating.

Alternate names: Sorbitan, monododecanoate, poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) derivs.

Ingredient Concerns:

may feed
Fungal Acne

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Polysorbate 20 Stats

  • Polysorbate 20 is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient.
  • 11% of products in our database contain it.
  • 2 users have disliked this ingredient

Ingredient Functions

Emulsifying the act of emulsion: a suspension of small globules of one liquid in a second liquid with which the first will not mix

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 79318
  • All Functions: Emulsifying, Surfactant
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