Product Name: alpha-Arbutin
CAS No.: 84380-01-8
Molecular Formula: C12H16O7
Molecular Weight: 272.25 g/mole
Appearance: White crystalline powder
α-Arbutin, as a common whitening agent in cosmetics, it can strongly control the activity of Arginine Synthase, inhibit production and over deposition of the melanin, so as to achieve the purpose of whitening and speck-removing.
According to relevant literature records, whitening effect of α-Arbutin is about 10 times of β-Arbutin, and it is more stable.
Function of α-Arbutin:
► Anti skin-darkening in human body
► Improve skin glossiness
► Improve skin smoothness
► Reduce the appearance of liver spots
Inhibiting melanin effectively even when lower concentration
No inhibition of cell growth was observed
Higher stability, not easy of discoloration and degradation
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