EWG level: 1
This is a glucose-based surfactant commonly used in shampoos and body washes. Decyl Glucoside is formed by reacting a 10 carbon chain alcohol, decyl alcohol, with a cyclic form of glucose. In cosmetics and personal care products, it function as surfactants and cleansing agents.
Functions: Surfactant – Cleansing Agent; Emulsion stabilising
Concerns, “Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations” (Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments)