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Pentylene Glycol

Rating: good good
INCI name
Alternative names
Pentylenglycol, Pentandiol, Penthylene Glycol, Pentylene Glykol, Pentylenglykol
INCI function
Moisture retention material, Solvent, Antimicrobial
The INCI function describes solely the purpose of a cosmetic ingredient. It does not reveal its actual effects and skin compatibility. You'll find these and other characteristics below.
  • Rating: average Helps to prevent the growth of microorganisms on the skin
  • Rating: good Gives moisture

Studies, literature and statements on Pentylene Glycol

  • Kursbuch Kosmetik, page 171

    Gives moisture, antimicrobial.

  • Kosmetik-Inhaltsstoffe A-Z, page 172

    Solute, antimicrobial, retains moisture. Is used above all in cleaning materials, less often in crèmes.

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