Glucam™ E-20 humectant

INCI Name: Methyl Gluceth-20

Glucam™ E-20 humectant is a naturally-derived, multi-functional, mild ingredient that delivers a light, satin-like emollient feel in moisturizing systems. It is an ethoxylated methyl glucose ether and is 100% active. Its low irritation potential makes it ideal for sensitive skin formulations. In addition, Glucam E-20 humectant helps prevent soap bars from cracking and acts as a process aid in soap bar extrusion.


  • Improves flow property in cleansing applications
  • Liquid form for ease of processing
  • Low irritation potential and is ideal for use in products for sensitive skin
  • Naturally derived
  • Provides a light, smooth skin feel
  • Reduced defatting of the skin
  • Reduces tacky feel of formulations containing high levels of glycerine


  • Body Lotions/Creams/Gels
  • Color Cosmetics
  • Eye Area Skin Care Products
  • Facial Care Products
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Hand Soap
  • Hand/Foot Care
  • Intimate Cleansers
  • Lip Care
  • Mild Cleansers
  • Shaving Products
  • Sun Care
  • Wipes

Primary Functions

  • Humectant
  • Sensory Modifier

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