Cosmetics & toiletries
Propylene Glycol

Cosmetics & toiletries

Attractive, efficient and safe products

Propylene glycol USP/EP (pharmaceutical grade) is the only grade appropriate for this application due to its handling practices. Propylene glycol USP/EP (pharmaceutical grade) is one of the most widely used formulation-enabling substances. It is used in more than 4000 cosmetic products.

Propylene glycol USP/EP (pharmaceutical grade) provides lipstick with its consistent texture, preserves the homogenous constituency of body lotions containing both oil and water, maintains the long-term fragrance of perfumes, and ensures that shampoos foam nicely.

Propylene Glycol in soaps

Applications of propylene glycol USP/EP (pharmaceutical grade) in cosmetics and toiletries include products in:

  • personal care: bath and shower soaps, gels, face cleansers, shaving foams, after shave, antiperspirant deodorants, roll-ons, sticks, lipsticks, fragrances, perfumes
  • skin care: hand, body and facial moisturisers, sunscreen products
  • hair care: shampoos, conditioners, styling gels
  • oral care: mouthwashes, toothpaste
  • baby care: wipes, antiseptics.