Arbutin is a type of hydroquinone glucoside with a α-glucosyl bond. It is a functional active ingredient for skin lightening. Arbutin blocks epidermal melanin biosynthesis by inhibiting enzymatic oxidation of Tyrosine and Dopa. Not only the most safe and effective whitening ingredient,but also the most ideal activator for spots minimization and skin lightening in 21st century;

Alpha-Arbutin offers more than 15 times higher whitening stability and effcacy than beta-Arbutin.


AppearanceWhite or almost white crystal powder
Assay≥ 99.0%
SolubilitySolution water 1:10
Melting Point199.0-201.0±0.5℃
ClarityTranspency, colorless, non suspended matters
Specific Ratation-66°±2°
Heavy metals≤10ppm
Loss on Drying≤0.5%
Residue on Ignition≤0.5%
Bacterial Count≤300 cfu/g
Molds and Yeast≤100 cfu/g

CAS NO: 84380-01-8

Properties: Pure, water soluble, restrain synthesis of melanin effectively. Plant extract;Aromatics;Carbohydrates&Derivatives;Intermediates&FineChemicals;Pharmaceuticals
Synonyms:alpha-arbutin;4-hydroquinone-alpha-d-glucopyranoside;a-Arbutin;Hydroquinone O-α-D-Glucopyranoside;4-Hydroxyphenyl a-D-glucopyranoside

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Application: Whitening Cream Whitening Essence Mask