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Pentylene Glycol

Rating: good good
INCI name
PENTYLENE GLYCOL
Alternative names
Pentylenglycol, Pentandiol, Penthylene Glycol, Pentylene Glykol, Pentylenglykol
Origin
chemisch
Definition
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.
Characteristics
  • Rating: average Helps to prevent the growth of microorganisms on the skin
  • Rating: good Gives moisture
CAS-No.
EINECS/EILINCS-No.

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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