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Kojic Acid Powder

$17.90

SKU: PWD-44

Kojic Acid Powder

Appearance: Off-White Glossy Powder
Melting Point: 92 - 95 °C
Solubility: Water and alcohol
Loss on Drying: 2% Maximum
Heavy Metals (Pb): 20 ppm Maximum
Assay (HPLC): 95% Min.
CTFA/INCI Name: Kojic Acid
Chemical Name: Kojic Acid
(5-hydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-4-pyrone) is a by-product in the fermentation process of malting rice. Mild inhibitor of the formation of pigment in plant and animal tissues, used also to preserve or change colors in cosmetics.
Synonym: Kojic Acid
Molecular Formula: C38H66O6
Molecular Weight: 618.9
Applications: Skin care, sun care, skin whitening and lightening, treatment for    pigmentary disorders such as age spots, etc.
Use Level: 1 - 5%, add to warm to hot water phase of formula, can be combined with other skin lighteners.
Stability: at pH between 3 - 10
Storage Conditions: Store at room temperature in a cool and dry place.