Product Name

Alpha-arbutin CAS 84380-01-8

Basic Information

CAS No:84380-01-8
Molecular Formula:C12H16O7
Molecular Weight:272.251
Remarks:Factory direct sales

Alpha-arbutin Properties




White Powder



Melting point/℃195
density(Kg/m³)1600(rough estimate)
refractive index1.650
Flash point/℃293.4
storage temproom temperature

Alpha-arbutin USES

1. It is a whitening material for cosmetics.

2. Alpha-arbutin is a pure, water-soluble active ingredient that promotes skin whitening and applies to any skin.

3. Alpha-arbutin inhibits the formation of epidermal melanin by blocking the oxidation of tyrosinase and dopa.

4. Alpha arbutin inhibits tyrosinase activity at very low concentrations.

5. Although the inhibitory mechanism is different from arbutin, it is almost 10 times more intense than arbutin and at higher concentrations.

6. In 2002, α-arbutin has been abroad as a safe and effective skin-lightening active agent in the cosmetics market.

7. Alpha-arbutin has a marked effect on the UV scald marks.

Alpha-arbutin Packaging

Packing: 25Kg,100Kg,200Kg,1000Kg/Drum

Alpha-arbutin storage

  1. Store barreled products in a cool, ventilated warehouse; keep away from

fire and heat sources. The warehousing temperature does not exceed 30 ℃, and the relative

humidity does not exceed 80%. Keep the container sealed; products should be stored separately

from oxidants, reducing agents, etc., and should not be mixed; be equipped with fire-fighting

equipment of appropriate variety and quantity; the storage area should be equipped with

equipment for emergency treatment of leakage and suitable containment materials;

  1. Store in a special storage tank; keep away from fire and heat sources; there is fire-fighting foam

for a fire emergency, and the tank area is equipped with equipment for the emergency treatment of


  1. Shelf life: The shelf life of this product is 6 months.

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