Glycerin and aloe are FDA approved ingredients that moisturize and lessen the harshness of the alcohol on your skin. These compounds leave your hands feeling soft and smooth without an oily residue or stickiness. Both glycerin (otherwise known as glycerol) and Aloe are common ingredients in wound and burn treatments. For stabilization and creation of a smooth, luxurious gel we included polyacrylate crosspolymer-6, which is a synthetic polymer that stabilizes and thickens water-based solutions with a non-sticky finish. This ingredient is what gives our hand sanitizer its recognizable texture and feel. Getting the ratios for these ingredients just right is no easy task, but that’s why we’re the experts.