Glucam™ P-20 distearate emollient

INCI Name: PPG-20 Methyl Glucose Ether Distearate

Glucam™ P-20 distearate emollient is a naturally-derived 100% active, propoxylated methyl glucose ether. It is designed for skin care formulations to deliver safe, effective moisturization without a heavy, greasy feel. Because it is mild, vegetable-derived and non-comedogenic, it is especially well suited for products used around the eye or in formulations made for sensitive skin.


  • Efficient barrier for reducing water loss from the stratum corneum while allowing some water transport
  • Helps eliminate the heavy, greasy feeling normally associated with superior moisturization
  • Light, smooth, non-greasy feel
  • Naturally derived
  • Provides luxurious slip properties to creams and lotions


  • Body Lotions/Creams/Gels
  • Eye Area Skin Care Products
  • Facial Care Products
  • Hand/Foot Care
  • Sun Care

Primary Functions

  • Emollient

Third-Party Certification

  • 4RSPO