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Product Name: Kojic Acid
Appearance: White powder
CAS No.: 501-30-4
EINECS No.: 207-922-4
Molecular Formula: C6H6O4
Shelf Life: 2 Years
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 powder 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.
1.Kojic acid powder can inhibit tyrosinase synthesis, so it can largely inhibit the skin melanin formation.
2.Kojic acid powder is able to eliminate the free radicals in the human body, strengthen the activity of the leucocyte.
3.Kojic acid powder have ideal effect in easing pain, relieving inflammation and curing many diseases.