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Sodium PCA

Our database has 511 products that contain Sodium PCA.


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

Sodium PCA is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 5.36% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Humectant, Skin Conditioning

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 79910
  • EC #:  249-277-1
  • All Functions: Antistatic, Hair Conditioning, Humectant, 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.