Sodium PCA

Our database has 225 products that contain Sodium PCA.

Ingredient Description

Sodium PCA is a conditioning agent. It is the sodium salt of pyroglutamic acid and is naturally occurring on human skin.

Sodium 5-oxo-2-pyrrolidinecarboxylate

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Sodium PCA Stats

  • Sodium PCA is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient.
  • 6% of products in our database contain it.

Ingredient Functions

Humectant A substance that promotes retention of moisture.
Skin Conditioning to hydrate and soften skin

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 79910
  • EC #:  249-277-1
  • All Functions: Antistatic, Hair Conditioning, Humectant, Skin Conditioning
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CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

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