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Cosmetics Ingredients
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Cosmetics Ingredients


CAS Number 91744-42-2
Chem/IUPAC Name: Glycerides, coco mono-, di- and tri-, hydrogenated
EINECS/ELINCS No: 294-604-3
COSING REF No: 34338
Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides is a common ingredient found in many cosmetic and personal care products, such as lotions, creams, and makeup. It is derived from coconut oil and glycerin, and is often used as an emollient, which means it helps to moisturize and soften the skin. Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides also help in improving the textures of the final products. This ingredient has a creamy, white appearance and is commonly used as a substitute for natural fats in cosmetic products due to its stability and compatibility with other ingredients. Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides is preferred in cosmetics over Coco-Glycerides because of their longer shelf life and better liquid consistency.


Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides have moisturizing and emollient properties that make it beneficial for both skin and hair. It can be found in many personal care and cosmetic products.
  • Skin care: It helps in softening and smoothening the skin. It is particularly useful in moisturizers and lotions, as it can help prevent water loss from the skin, leaving it feeling hydrated and moisturized
  • Hair care: It is used in shampoos and conditioners to enhance the texture and manageability of the hair. They help to smooth the cuticle of the hair, reducing frizz and leaving the hair feeling soft and nourished. Additionally, Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides also improve the shine and overall appearance of the hair


Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides are made by hydrogenating Coco-Glycerides, which are derived from coconut oil and glycerin through a process of hydrolysis and distillation. Hydrogenation involves adding hydrogen to the Coco-Glycerides, which changes their chemical structure and physical properties, resulting in a more stable and solid ingredient.

What does HYDROGENATED COCO-GLYCERIDES do in a formulation?

  • Emollient
  • Moisturising
  • Skin conditioning

Safety profile

Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides is safe and non-toxic. It does not cause any side effects and can be used in personal care and cosmetics within the recommended guidelines. It is also non comedogenic, so it does not promote breakouts and clogged pores. Lastly, since Hydrogenated Coco-Glycerides is plant based and does not contain alcohol, it is considered vegan and halal.

Technical profile

Property Values
Melting Point 52-57°C
pH 6.0-7.0
Solubility Insoluble in water
Viscosity High

Commercial Selection : Grades containing solely HYDROGENATED COCO-GLYCERIDES

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