PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil

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PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil

Overview

PEG-6 hydrogenated castor oil is a white paste-like substance derived from castor oil. It belongs to a group of ingredients called PEGs (polyethylene glycols) - the name indicates their chemical composition.

PEG-6 hydrigenated castor oil acts as a perfume solubilizer, meaning it helps fragrance agents dissolve in water, and a cleansing agent.

Science

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Jang, H. J., Shin, C. Y., & Kim, K. B. (2015). Safety evaluation of polyethylene glycol (PEG) compounds for cosmetic use. Toxicological research, 31(2), 105-136.