INCI:Caprylyl glycol, ethylhexylglycerin
Composition:Caprylyl glycol, ethylhexylglycerin
Purity Grade:No purity grade applicable
Appearance:Clear colorless liquid, mild odor
Solubility:Soluble in glycols and alcohols, to increase solubility in water propylene glycol, emulsifiers or surfactants are necessary
Storage:Store in a closed container at a dry place at room temperature
Country of Origin:China
Raw Material Source:Alkylene oxide and glycerin
Manufacture:Caprylyl glycol is synthesized via catalytic oxidation of the corresponding alkylene oxide. Ethylhexylglycerin is made from glycerin.
Animal Testing:Not animal tested
GMO:GMO-free (does not contain plant-derived components)
Vegan:Does not contain animal-derived components
Blend of caprylyl glycol (67-73%) and ethylhexylglycerin (27-33%). Glycols are known to be antimicrobial and show antimicrobial efficacy against typical germs found in cosmetic formulations.
- Effective humectant and emollient providing unique skin feel
- Has antimicrobial efficacy
- Boosts efficacy of traditional preservatives
- Provides deodorizing efficacy
- Accepted by Whole Foods
Typically used at around 1-2% together with, for example, phenoxyethanol-SA for effective preservation. Can also be used alone (for a preservative-free claim) at 1% in products that are protected from contamination by fingers (e.g. bottles, jars with dispensers, pumps). It is typically added in the last phase of the formulation process. Recommended use level in deodorants 0.5%. For external use only.
All kinds of leave-on & rinse-off personal care and cosmetic products.