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Pentylene glycol is a synthetic or plant-derived ingredient which binds well to water, making it a good skin-replenishing agent and solvent. Glycols also have mild preservative properties.
References for this information:
Regulatory Pharmacology and Toxicology, July 2017, pages 106–111
Prospector, June 2015, ePublication
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