C14-22 alcohol (and) C12-20 alkyl glucoside

INCI name
C14-22 alcohols, C12-20 alkyl glucoside

Name on label
C14-22 alcohol (and) C12-20 alkyl glucoside

English name
C14-22 Alcohols, C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside
CAS nbr: None, None
Origin: Synthetic
No restriction nor condition for use

In fact there is not one ingredient here, but two: C14-22 Alcohols on the one hand and C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside on the other hand.

This presentation (the both substances bound by a "and" or with a "&") can be seen when these two compounds are enclosed in the same raw material, delivered as it is by a supplier to a cosmetic maker. But this way to declare them is not satisfying, as for regulation but as informations for the consumers too.

Respecting the regulation which plans the declaration of the ingredients in descending order of weight, the two ingredients (even if they constitute a single raw material) have to be declared separetly and placed according to their respective percentages where there are in the formula of the finished cosmetic product. The maker has to do some calculations of course, but this is th law and there are reasons.

Because this "detail" can be important. Indeed, if some raw materials haven't particular issue, there are others that can be more or less irritating ou allergenic. In this last case in particular, the amount in the formula, since depending on it is more or less important, can (or can't) cause undesirable reactions in sensitized persons. Concerned people always enjoy to estimate this point during the reading of the labelling instead of reaction of the skin when the product is used ...

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