INCI:1,3 butylene glycol
Composition:1,3 butylene glycol
Purity Grade:No purity grade applicable
Appearance:Colorless, slightly viscous liquid
Storage:Store in a closed container at a dry place at room temperature
Country of Origin:China
Raw Material Source:Aldol
Manufacture:Butylene glycol is prepared by catalytic hydrogenation of aldol in the presence of hydrogen and a hydrogenation catalyst.
Animal Testing:Not animal tested
GMO:GMO-free (does not contain plant-derived components)
Vegan:Does not contain animal-derived components
Organic multi-purpose alcohol (synonym: 1,3-butanediol) used as humectant, solvent, antimicrobial agent and emollient. Offers characteristics such as preventing the assimilation of water from atmospheres of high humidity into film-forming preparations and preventing crystallization of insoluble components in cosmetic vehicles.
- Can be used across a wide range of leave-on and rinse-off formulations to add moisture and emolliency
- Widely used as alternate solvent for glycerin or propylene glycol in water-based systems
- Can stabilize volatile compounds such as fragrances and flavors fixing them in cosmetic formulations and to retard the loss of aroma
- At a concentration of 8-10% butylene glycol has anti-microbial activity against bacteria, molds and yeasts
Add to formulas to the water phase. Typical use level 1 – 10%. For external use only.
Serums, creams & lotions, hair care products, color cosmetics.