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Our database includes 109 products that contain Sarcosine.


Sarcosine is a skin conditioning ingredient. It is a synthetic amino acid.

It is an intermediate and byproduct in glycine synthesis and degradation. Glycine is an amino acid naturally found in our skin.

Sarcosine is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.3% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

Where it's used

Sarcosine is most often found as ingredient number 20 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Sarcosine the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 37630
  • EC #: ┬á203-538-6
  • All Functions: Skin Conditioning
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.