Methyl Gluceth-20 is derived from corn sugar and corn starch.
Methyl Gluceth-20 is an emollient that imparts a soft and smooth feel to the skin.
In addition, it has water-binding properties that help keep skin hydrated.
Methyl Gluceth-20 is a water soluble emollient and humectant produced from Glucose and Methyl Alcohol and originally derived from corn sugar and corn starch. It is a versatile, gentle, effective humectant, emollient, and foaming agent that imparts a smooth feel to the skin. Methyl Gluceth-20 is specifically used for its moisture retentive qualities and ability to open pores and follicles (Source).
Methyl Gluceth-20 is considered extremely gentle and safe for use. It is not listed as an irritant, but no studies or research was found to document its safety by the FDA, CIR, etc.
None are recorded.
Source: TruthInAging, https://www.truthinaging.com/ingredients/methyl-gluceth-20