beheneth-5

Beheneth-5 is a derivative of polyethylene glycol and non-drying behenyl alcohol that functions as an emulsifier and surfactant in skin care products. It can be synthetic or plant-derived.

References for this information:

International Journal of Toxicology, September-October 2012, Volume 31, Supplement 5, pages 169S-244S
https://cosmetics.specialchem.com/inci/beheneth-5

See emulsifier surfactant

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