Batyl Alcohol



Batyl Alcohol at a glance

  • Non-drying alcohol
  • Used as a stabilizing and skin-conditioning ingredient
  • Derived from glycerin
  • Ruled safe as used in cosmetics

Batyl Alcohol description

Batyl alcohol is a non-drying fatty alcohol used as a stabilising and skin-conditioning ingredient in skin care products. It is derived from glycerine.

Batyl Alcohol references

  • Molecules, January 2017, Volume 22, Issue 1, page 185
  • International Journal of Toxicology, September-October 2013, Volume 32, Supplement 5, pages 5S-21S

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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