Pentylene Glycol


Pentylene Glycol

  • INCI Name:          Pentylene Glycol
  • Chemical Name: 1,2-pentanediol
  • CAS No:               5343-92-0

Pentylene glycol is used as an emulsion stabilizer, humectant, solvent and a broad-spectrum antimicrobial.

  • Has good skin moisturizing effect;
  • Excellent broad-spectrum antiseptic activity, its ingredients are not registered as preservatives, and can be claimed to be free of preservatives when used alone, reducing irritation and allergies caused by preservatives;
  • It has a good synergistic effect with commonly used preservatives and can be used as a preservative additive; reduce the amount of traditional preservatives, strengthen the antiseptic effect of the product, and reduce product irritation;
  • Good solvent for active ingredients;
  • High purity, low odor, high safety, especially suitable for sensitive and delicate skin;
  • Improves water resistance in sunscreen formulations.

Uses & Applications

Personal care

  • Skin care products such as moisturizers, cleansers, and toners ,etc.
  • Color cosmetics such as lipsticks, eyeliners, and mascaras, etc.
  • Hair care products
  • Oral care products
  • Sunscreens

Product Details






Colorless to light yellow transparent liquid


≥ 99%

Refractive index


Relative density


Moisture content

≤ 0.5%

Shelf Life

24 months

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Technical Data Sheet — Pentylene Glycol

Material Safety Data Sheet– Pentylene Glycol

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