Alpha-Arbutin is a pure, water-soluble biosynthetic active ingredient. It is the most effective, fast and safe skin brightener. Structurally, Alpha-Arbutin is an a-glucoside. The a-glucosidic bond offers higher stability and efficacy than the β-form in the related beta-arbutin.
INCI Name: Alpha-Arbutin
CAS No.: 84380-01-8
M. F.: C12H16O7
M. W.: 272.25
Features and benefits:
Promotes brightening and an even skin tone on all skin types
Minimizes the appearance of liver spots
Can reduce the degree of skin tanning after UV exposure
Alpha-Arbutin can be easily incorporated into the water phase. It is stable against hydrolysis as tested in the pH range from 3.5 to 6.5
Recommended use level:
Up to 2.0%
Store at room temperature, keep sealed and away from light.