A sugar-based plant derived surfactant used to solubilize oils into water and other ingredients which typically are not capable of mixing. It is obtained from renewable raw materials of vegetable origin. Capryly and capryl are names to describe fatty acid molecules of different length - 8 carbons long for caprylyl and 10 for capryl. The 'glucoside' in its name indicates that a glucose molecule is attached to these fatty acids.
Corn, Potato, Wheat, Oil Palm Fruit
EWG score: The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.