Kojic Acid 501-30-4

Brief Description
CAS No.: 501-30-4 Other Names: Kojic Acid MF: C6H6O4
EINECS No.: 207-922-4 Place of Origin: Hebei China (Mainland) Type: Antidote
Grade Standard: Cosmetic Grade Brand Name: EverFine Model Number: EFKA
Purity: 98% Name: Kojic Acid 
Delivery Terms & Packaging
Packaging Detail:1kg/aluminium foil bag,25kg/cardboard bucket,keep seal and shield from light
Delivery Detail:15 days
Specifications
Kojic Acid 501-30-4

1. as lightening agent in advanced cosmeic
2. CAS:501-30-4
3. Kojic Acid

 (Kojic Acid)

 

 

     CAS No. :501-30-4           
EINECS No.:207-922-4
INCI NAME: Kojic Acid         
CHEMICAL NAME:5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyran-4-one 
MOLECULAR FORMULA: C6H6O4      
MOLECULAR WEIGHT:  142.11
STRUCTURAL FORMULA:
 

SPECIFICATION
Item
Index
Appearance
White or almost white crystal powder
Melting point
152-156°C
Loss on drying
≤0.5%
Residua of burnt
≤0.1%
Heavy metals
≤0.001%
Assay
≥98.0%
  
Microbiological Test
Bacteria: ≤300CPU
Fungi: ≤100CPU
Reference addition
0.5~2% 
Validity
2 years
Used in
soap or cream

Kojic acid is a kind of specialized inhibitor for melanin. It can prevent the tyrosinase activity through synthesizing with copper ion in the cells after it enters skin cells. So it is used for skin lightening and anti-melasma. Effective for inhibiting melanin production, tyrosinase inhibitor. At present it is assigned into various kinds of cosmetics for curing freckles, spots on the skin of older people, pigmentation and acne.It also eliminates free radicals and strengthens cell activity.
Package:
Packing in carton, inner sealed with 1kg*20 aluminium foil bag.
Packing in paper drum, inner sealed with 1kg*20 aluminium foil bag or 20kg plastic bag.