Methyl Gluceth-20 Benzoate



Methyl Gluceth-20 Benzoate description

Methyl gluceth-20 benzoate is a synthetic ester and emollient used to improve product spreadability. It combines methyl gluceth-20 and benzoic acid.

Methyl Gluceth-20 Benzoate references

  • International Journal of Toxicology, Supplement 3, November-December 2017, pages 5S-30S
  • International Journal of Toxicology, Supplement, November 2016, pages 12S-40S

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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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