Kojic Acid & Derivatives

  • Kojic Acid

    Kojic Acid

    Kojic Acid is known as 5- hydroxyl -2- hydroxymethyl -1 and 4- piranone. It is a weak acidic organic compound made by fermentation of microorganisms.Fine tramperic acid is a white or yellowish needle like crystal; easily soluble in water, alcohol and acetone, slightly soluble in ether, ethyl acetate, chloroform and pyridine, insoluble in benzene; its molecular formula is C6H6O4,Molecular weight142.1,Melting point153~156℃. Key Technical Parameters Appearance White or off white crystal As...
  • Kojic Acid Dipalmitate

    Kojic Acid Dipalmitate

    Kojic Acid Dipalmitate (KAD) is a derivate product from Kojic Acid, it is also known as Kojic Dipalmitate.Kojic Acid Dipalmitate is a popular skin-whitening agent. Before introducing Kojic Acid Dipalmitate.Kojic Acid is fermented and purified by glucose or sucrose under the action of koji. Its whitening mechanism is to inhibit both tyrosinase activity and N-DHICA oxidaSe activity. Also it can block dihydroxyindole polymerization. Kojic Acid is a rare single whitening agent that inhibits multi...