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Bulk Kojic Acid Powder

Product name: Bulk Kojic Acid Powder
Active Ingredient: Bulk Kojic Acid powder
Molecular Weight: 142.10944
Molecular Formula: C6H6O4
CAS No.:501-30-4
Specification: 98%
Extraction method: HPLC
Appearance: White fine powder

Natural kojic acid powder description

Kojic acid is an organic acid with antibacterial effect produced by aerobic fermentation of glucose by Candida aspergillus at 30~32 ℃, and its molecular structure is substituent γ- Pyranone, which exists in nature γ- Among pyranone compounds, the famous compounds are kojic acid and maltol. Kojic acid exists in koji. It is something people eat and safe to use. In recent years, a large number of patent documents have reported the application of kojic acid in cosmetics. Tyrosinase is the key enzyme to produce melanin. Kojic acid can chelate with the copper of tyrosinase to inactivate it, which is the basis of its whitening effect. The results of clinical and application tests show that kojic acid has a strong inhibitory effect on melanogenesis of human skin, and is safe, non-toxic, and will not cause leukoplakia sequelae. Kojic acid and other preparations (such as SOD, placenta extract, amino acid, sunscreen and various plant extracts) have better effects when used in combination. Kojic acid is mainly used in skin whitening products, anti-aging products, sunscreen products, whitening cleansers and beauty cosmetics.

Kojic acid has certain antibacterial activity. Gram-negative bacteria are more sensitive to kojic acid than gram-positive bacteria, while most other antimicrobial substances are the opposite. The antibacterial effect of kojic acid is far lower than that of other antibacterial substances, and its antibacterial activity is antibacterial rather than bactericidal. Kojic acid has no effect on yeast, virus and bacteriophage.

Pure kojic acid powder application and purpose

1. Kojic acid is widely used in food production. In the past, kojic acid has been used to prevent rancidity of oils and fats due to its antioxidant properties. In recent years, the literature reports that kojic acid has the effect of sterilization and insect resistance. It has obvious effects as a preservative, preservative and color protectant for food. It can be widely used as a substitute for chemical preservatives in color protection of meat processing, preservation of fruits and vegetables, sterilization and preservation of raw food, and can also be used as a preservative for cut flowers to extend the storage and shelf life of flowers. The addition of kojic acid in food will not affect its own taste, flavor and texture, but also hinder the transformation of nitrite into nitrosamines that are carcinogenic to human body. This blocking or inhibiting effect is of great significance to the upgrading of cured meat products. In agricultural production, kojic acid can be used as biological pesticide, insecticide, and biological fertilizer. No matter spraying or root application, it has a significant effect on the yield and income of grain and vegetables.

2. As the raw material of maltol and ethyl maltol as food flavoring agents.

3. Kojic acid can be used as raw material for producing cephalosporins.

4. In addition to its wide application in food processing, kojic acid also has good cosmetic effects of freckle removal and whitening. Kojic acid and its derivatives, such as acetate, have certain antibacterial properties and have no one-time and cumulative irritation to the skin. They can be used as preservatives for cosmetics and food. It can strongly absorb ultraviolet rays and can be used alone or in combination with various sunscreen products such as soap. It can treat and prevent the formation of skin color spots such as liver spots, and the effect is obvious when the dosage is 1~2.5%. Helps to maintain humidity and reduce skin wrinkles. Use it in hair products to remove dandruff.

5. Kojic acid can be used as a raw material for flavoring and manufacturing larch bark and ethyl deciduin.