Glyceryl polyacrylate

Glyceryl polyacrylate is a chemical compound derived from glycerin. It is used in cosmetics and personal care products as an ingredient that dries to form a thin coating on the skin 1. According to the Cosmetic Ingredients Review (an independent committee established by the Personal Care Products Council, an industry trade association that thoroughly reviews and assesses the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics), glyceryl polyacrylate is safe to use in the amounts present in our products 2.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Washington, D.C.: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 2006.