PromaCare-KA / Kojic acid

Short Description:

Inhibit on tyrosinase activity, can block production of melanin, Safe and nontoxic, No white spot sequela, Usually used in astringent, facial mask, emulsion and skin cream.

Product Detail

Product Tags

Trade name PromaCare-KA
CAS No. 501-30-4
INCI Name Kojic acid
Chemical Structure
Application Whitening Cream, Clear Lotion,mask, skin cream
Package 25kgs net per fiber drum
Appearance Pale yellow crystalline powder
Purity 99.0% min
Solubility Water soluble
Function Skin whiteners
Shelf life 2 years
Storage Keep container tightly closed and in a cool place. Keep away from heat.
Dosage 0.5-2%


The main function of Kojic Acid is to whiten the skin.Many consumers use beauty products containing kojic acid to lighten freckles and other dark skin spots.Although primarily used for cosmetic purposes, kojic acid is also used to preserve the color of food and to kill certain bacteria.Used on skin to reduce melanin production.

Kojic acid was first discovered in mushrooms by Japanese scientists in 1989.This acid can also be found in fermented rice wine residue.In addition, scientists have found it in natural foods such as soy and rice.

Beauty products such as soaps, lotions and ointments contain kojic acid.People apply these products to their facial skin in hopes of lightening the tone of their skin.It helps to reduce chloasma, freckles, sunspots and other unnoticeable pigmentation.Some toothpastes also use kojic acid as a whitening ingredient.When using kojic acid, you will feel a slight irritation on the skin.In addition, it should be noted that skin areas that apply skin lightening lotions or ointments are more likely to get sunburned.

Other health benefits of kojic acid use are known.Kojic acid has antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, so it helps preserve food properly. It helps keep food fresh over a long period of time.Some dermatologists also recommend using kojic acid ointment to treat acne because it is effective in killing the bacteria that cause acne.

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