Polyglyceryl-4 Laurate/Sebacate is an organic compound of polyglycerin-4 (vegetable oil component) mixed with lauric (coconut/palm derived) and sebacic (castor oil derived) acids. It is used as a solubilizer (makes ingredients more soluble in water) and emulsifier (prevents separation of oil and water), and can be found in many skin and personal care products.
Coconut Fruit, Oil Palm Fruit
Emulsifying Agent, Solubilizing Agent
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.