Polyglyceryl-10 Caprylate/Caprate



No known benefits

Polyglyceryl-10 Caprylate/Caprate description

A single ester created from polymers and glycerine and blended with the fatty acids known as caprylic and capric acids. In cosmetics, polyglyceryl-10 caprylate/caprate works as a stabilizer by helping to emulsify unlike ingredients and enhance a product's texture. It can also work as a solvent and gentle, creamy-feeling cleansing agent. This ingredient may be synthetic or plant-derived; it's considered safe as used in cosmetics and is also permitted in foods.

Polyglyceryl-10 Caprylate/Caprate references

  • https://www.cir-safety.org/sites/default/files/PGlyFE092016FR.pdf

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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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