Butylene Glycol

EWG level: 1

Butylene Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Ethoxydiglycol and Dipropylene Glycol are clear, practically colorless, liquids. Butylene Glycol, or 1,3-Butanediol, dissolves most essential oils and synthetic flavoring substances. Butylene Glycol, or 1,3-Butanediol, dissolves most essential oils and synthetic flavoring substances. Butylene Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Ethoxydiglycol and Dipropylene Glycol are glycols or glycol ethers. It used as solvents and viscosity decreasing agents in cosmtics and personal care products. In cosmetics and personal care products, these ingredients are used in the formulation of hair and bath products, eye and facial makeup, fragrances, personal cleanliness products, and shaving and skin care products.

Its functions are: Hair conditioning agent, antistatic, skin conditioning

“Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information available” (FDA Everything Added to Food)

No ecological concerns as suscepted to be not “bioaccumlative” (Environment Canada Domestic Substance List)

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