Know Your Ingredients: Pentylene Glycol

pentylene glycol

What it is
Pentylene Glycol is a synthetic compound.

What it does
Pentylene Glycol is used to impart slip to a product.
As a skin-conditioning agent, it leaves skin soft and smooth.
In addition, it is also used as a solvent.

Side effects
Pentylene Glycol is a mild irritant and can cause contact dermatitis in some people.

(Source: truthinaging.com)

2 Comment

    • Lika, no it isn’t. Pentalyn is also called Pentaerythrityl hydrogenated rosinate and is a synthetic resin used mainly in adhesives.

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