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Kojic Acid Powder

Kojic Acid Powder
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Basic Information of Kojic Acid Powder

Product NameKojic Acid PowderOther NameKojic Acid
Specification99% By HPLCAppearanceWhite or off-white powder
Molecular FormulaC6H6O4Molecular Weight142.11
CAS NO.501-30-4EINECS NO.207-922-4
OEM ServiceYesStandardUSP or EP
CertificationsISO,KOSHER,FDASolubleWater
Structural FormulaKojic Acid

Kojic acid powder is a chelation agent produced by several species of fungi, especially Aspergillus oryzae, which has the Japanese common name koji. Kojic acid is a by-product in the fermentation process of malting rice, for use in the manufacturing of sake, the Japanese rice wine. It is a mild inhibitor of the formation of pigment in plant and animal tissues, and is used in food and cosmetics to preserve or change colors of substances. It forms a bright red complex with ferric ions.


Function of Kojic Acid Powder

1.Cosmetic grade: used for macula-removing and whitening. Kojic acid can inhibit tyrosinase synthesis, so it can inhibit the skin melanin formation.Therefore, it has been widely added in the lotion, face mask, liquid cream and skin cream;

2.It is the mateial for making maltol;

3.Medicine grade: It is avery important material of cephalosporin-type antibiotics. The finished products have ideal effect in easing pain, relieving inflammation and curing many diseases;

4.Agriculture field, used in producing biological pesticides;

5.In other fields: kojic acid powder is also used as iron analytical reagent and film spotting agent, etc.


Certificate of Kojic Acid Powder

Application

Whiten agents

Typial dosages

0.5-1.0%(depending on formulation)

Appearance

White crystallize powder

Assay

≥99.0%

Residue on lgnition

≤0.1%

Loss on drying

≤0.5%

Solubility

Soluble in water(43.85g/L),  acetone,chloroform, diethyl ether,        

 ethanol,  ethyl acetate & pyridine, slightly soluble in benzene

Melting point

152−155°c

Chlorides

≤50ppm

Arsenic

≤1ppm

Fe

≤10ppm

Heavy metal

≤10ppm

Bacteria

≤3000cfu/g

Eumycete

≤50cfu/g

E.Coli

Negative


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