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Polyglycerin 3

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SYNONYMS

● POLYGLYCERIN-3
● TRIGLYCERIN
● TRIGLYCEROL

This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Skin Deep Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.


Polyglycerin-3 is a glycerin polymer containing 3 glycerin units.

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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lipstick53 products
lip balm50 products
foundation35 products
concealer27 products
facial moisturizer/treatment25 products
bronzer/highlighter16 products
eye shadow16 products
lip balm with SPF14 products
serums & essences14 products
daily use with SPF14 products
hand cream13 products
blush8 products
moisturizer8 products
around-eye cream8 products
setting powder/spray7 products
CC cream7 products
mascara6 products
facial cleanser6 products
lip plumper6 products
mask6 products
conditioner5 products
anti-aging4 products
hair treatment/serum4 products
hair spray3 products
lip gloss3 products
hair styling aide3 products
brow liner3 products
recreational sunscreen3 products
makeup primer2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
toners/astringents2 products
BB cream2 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
after shave1 products
shampoo1 products
body firming lotion1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
49 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED® mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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