Emollient, Thickeners/Emulsifier, Viscosity Control, Solvent


Group of ingredients that are triesters of glycerin and aliphatic acids, and known generically as glyceryl triesters. These are used in cosmetic products as thickening agents and emollients.

Reference for this information:

International Journal of Toxicology, 2001, volume 20, Supplement 4, pages 61Š—–94