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GLYCERETH-5 LACTATE

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
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About GLYCERETH-5 LACTATE: Glycereth-5 Lactate is an ester of lactic acid with a polyethylene glycol ether of glycerincontaining an average of 5 moles of ethylene oxide.

Function(s): Skin-Conditioning Agent - Emollient; Solvent; EMULSIFYING

Synonym(s): PEG-5 GLYCERYL ETHER LACTATE; POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL (5) GLYCERYL ETHER LACTATE; POLYOXYETHYLENE (5) GLYCERYL ETHER LACTATE

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Data Sources

NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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