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Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside (50%)

Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside (50%)

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Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside is a top-tier, naturally derived non-ionic surfactant that offers a myriad of advantages for cutting-edge cosmetic formulations. Ideal for cosmetic chemists and formulators seeking to elevate their product range, this ingredient is sourced from coconut oil and fruit sugars, ensuring a mild yet effective performance suited for all skin types.

Vegan suitable.

Key Benefits

  • Gentle Cleansing: Exceptionally mild, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside is perfect for facial cleansers, body washes, and baby products. It effectively removes oils and impurities without stripping the skin of its natural moisture, maintaining skin's delicate balance.
  • Superior Solubilizing Power: This surfactant excels in integrating essential oils and fragrance ingredients into aqueous solutions, making it indispensable for crafting perfumed skincare and haircare products without the use of harsh solvents.
  • Enhanced Foaming Properties: It produces a luxurious, stable foam, enhancing the sensory attributes of personal care products. Its excellent foaming capability is coupled with remarkable stability over a wide pH range, suitable for formulating products from acidic to slightly alkaline.
  • Eco-friendly Choice: With an eco-certified status, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside represents an eco-savvy ingredient option that aligns with green chemistry principles. It is 100% biodegradable, supporting the development of sustainable cosmetic products.
  • Skin and Hair Conditioning: Apart from its primary surfactant role, it offers conditioning properties that leave skin feeling soft and smooth and hair shiny and manageable. It is also non-irritating, enhancing product appeal to those with sensitive skin.
  • Optimal HLB Value: With an HLB value of approximately 12 to 14, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside is exceptionally versatile, ideal for emulsifying and stabilizing oil-in-water (O/W) formulations.


Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside is versatile for a variety of applications, including:

  • Cleansers and Soaps
  • Shampoos and Conditioners
  • Shower Gels
  • Facial Care Products
  • Baby Products
  • Makeup Removers

Compatibility and Use

It is compatible with all other classes of surfactants and is effective in products formulated at pH levels typically ranging from 4 to 8. It is readily soluble in water and can be incorporated into your formulation either at room temperature or at elevated temperatures, making it a flexible choice for diverse manufacturing processes.

Typical Usage Rate

  • As main surfactant: 8.0 - 20.0%
  • As co-surfactant: 1.0 - 5.0%

INCI Name(s)

Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside


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