Ceteth-2

 

Ceteth-2 is a polyethylene glycol ether of Cetyl Alcohol (q.v.).

WHAT’S IT FOR: Surfactant – Emulsifying Agent

SCORE at EWG: 3 (the lower, the better)

FOUND IN: Conditioner, Exfoliant, AntiAging, Eye cream, Facial cleansers and in at least 19 different products

OTHER NAMES: DIETHYLENE GLYCOL HEXADECYL ETHER; ETHANOL, 2- [2- (HEXADECYLOXY) ETHOXY] -; 2- [2-HEXADECYLOXY) ] ETHANOL; PEG-2 CETYL ETHER; POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 100 CETYL ETHER; POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL (2) HEXADECYL ETHER; POLYOXYETHYLENE (2) CETYL ETHER; 2- [2- (HEXADECYLOXY) ETHOXY] – ETHANOL; 2- [2- (HEXADECYLOXY) ETHOXY] ETHANOL
http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/717596/CETETH-2/