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Pentylene Glycol

Rating: good good
INCI name
PENTYLENE GLYCOL
Alternative names
Pentylenglycol, Pentandiol, Penthylene Glycol, Pentylene Glykol
Origin
chemisch
Definition
INCI function
Solvent, Antimicrobial, Humectant
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.
Characteristics
  • Rating: average Helps to prevent the growth of microorganisms on the skin
  • Rating: average Dissolves other substances
  • Rating: good Holds and retains moisture
CAS-No.
5343-92-0
EINECS/EILINCS-No.
226-285-3

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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