INCI: Pentylene glycol, caprylyl glycol, decylene glycol

Iscaguard DGP is a multi-functional ingredient for use in cosmetic preparations.

Iscaguard DGP is a blend of glycolic emollients which are used to improve the skin and hair conditioning properties of a formulation. By minimising water loss from the skin, Iscaguard DGP imparts a soft, silky feel to end products.

Additionally, due to its intrinsic antimicrobial properties, Iscaguard DGP can be used to cre- ate “self-preserving” formulations.

Iscaguard DGP
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Thiazolinone Free
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Formaldehyde Free
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Preservative Free
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Recommended Applications

In Use Concentrations ISCA recommendation EU Cosmetic Regulation (max)
Leave-on 0.8 – 1.5 not regulated (Annex V)
Rinse-off 0.8 – 1.5 not regulated (Annex V)
Formulation guidelines
pH (effective range) 3.0 - 12.0
Solubility (Water) Low water solubility
Solubility (Glycols) Miscible with glycols and alcohols
Maximum Process Temperature 80 °C
General information
Iscaguard DGP is compatible with most commonly used personal care ingredients. Due to its low water solubility, it is advisable to pre-dissolve Iscaguard DGP into the non- aqueous phase prior to the addition of water. Alternatively, the product may be added prior to any heating stage in order to aid dissolution.