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Arbutin powder

Main Uses Whitening and anti-Freckle
CAS Number: 497-76-7
Molecular Formula: C12H16O7
Molecular Weight: 272.25
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Synonyms: Beta-Arbutin, 4-Hydroxyphenyl-β-D-glucopyranoside, Natural Arbutin extract,; Natural Arbutin powder
Production Standard: Enterprise Standard
Packing Size: 25kg /Drum, 1kg /Bags, 100g/bag

Arbutin powder


Product information

Appearance and Properties:

White or off-white crystalline powder. Soluble in water and ethanol.

Usage and Dosage:

0.5~3%, Dissolve the product in its 4 times deionized water and heat it to 60℃ then add it to the emulsified cream.

Technical Specifications:




White or almost white crystal powder


Solution water 1:10

Melting point




Clarity of solution

≤II reference suspension



Specific rotation

-64º - -66º

Loss on drying




Heavy metals



Can’t examine out

Assay [by HPLC]



Bacteria: ≤300CPU
Fungi: ≤100CPU

Recommend dosage


Shelf Life

3 years

Description and Application:

Arbutin can quickly penetrate into the skin and effectively inhibit the activity of tyrosinase in the skin and block the formation of melanin without affecting the cell proliferation concentration. Directly combine with tyrosinase by itself, accelerate the decomposition and excretion of melanin, Thereby reducing skin pigmentation, eliminating pigmentation and freckles.

Arbutin does not produce toxic, irritating or sensitizing side effects on melanocytes, but also has the effects of sterilization and anti-inflammatory. Achieve whitening, freckle, moisturizing, soft, wrinkle, anti-inflammatory effects. The world's beauty experts recognize that arbutin is today's leading skin decolorizing component. It is the most safe and effective whitening raw material popular today, and it is also the ideal skin whitening and freckle active agent in the 21st century.

Adding arbutin to the hair conditioner can inhibit the growth of dandruff. The arbutin can be combined with the amphoteric surfactant cation to reduce skin irritation, some even non-irritating, and can control the adhesion of the surfactant. .

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