Hydrogenated Vegetable Glycerides Citrate



Hydrogenated Vegetable Glycerides Citrate description

A hydrogenated blend of vegetable glycerides that functions chiefly as an emollient and texture enhancer in cosmetics. In this case, the vegetable glyceride component is mixed with citric acid, at which point it can also help to stabilise cosmetic formulas.

Hydrogenated Vegetable Glycerides Citrate references

  • https://www.parchem.com/chemical-supplier-distributor/Hydrogenated-vegetable-glycerides-citrate-094713.aspx
  • Critical Reviews in Drug Carrier Systems, Volume 31, 2014, pages 429-458
  • International Journal of Toxicology, Supplement 23, 2004, pages 55-94

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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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