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product name:

Kojic Acid

cas No. :

501-30-4

MF :

C6H6O4

MW :

142.11

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Product name:

Kojic Acid

Chemical Name:

5-Hydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-4-pyrone;

5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyran-4-one

CAS No.:501-30-4

MF:C6H6O4

MW:142.11

Molecular structure:

Appearance:White to off-white crystalline powder 

Assay:≥99.0%

 

Properties

Item

Specifications

Results

Appearance

White to off-white crystalline powder

White crystalline powder

Assay

≥99.0%

99.3%

Melting point

152~156℃

153.6~155.7℃

Loss on drying

≤0.5%

0.26%

Ignition residue

≤0.1%

0.07%

Chloride

≤100ppm

28ppm

Heavy metals

≤3ppm

2ppm

Arsenic

≤1ppm

<1ppm

Ferrum

≤10ppm

6ppm

Conclusion

The results conforms with enterprise standards

 

Usage

(1) Kojic acid has a wide range of applications in food production. In the past, kojic acid was used in oils and fats to prevent rancidity due to its antioxidant properties. In recent years, it has been reported in the literature that kojic acid has a bactericidal and insect-repellent effect, and it has obvious effects as a preservative, preservative and color-protecting agent for foods. Preservatives are widely used in meat processing and color protection, fruit and vegetable preservation, and sterilizing and antiseptic of raw foods. They can also be used as cut flower retaining agents to extend flower preservation and shelf life. Adding kojic acid to foods will not affect its own taste, aroma and texture, but also hinder the conversion of nitrite into nitrosamines which are carcinogenic to human body. This hindrance or inhibition, for cured meat products The upgrade is very important. In terms of agricultural production, kojic acid can be used as a biological pesticide, as an insecticide, and as a biological fertilizer. Whether it is sprayed or applied, the effect of increasing yield and income of food and vegetables is significant.

(2) As a raw material for food flavoring agents maltol and ethyl maltol.

(3) Kojic acid can be used as a raw material for the production of cephalosporin antibiotics.

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

(5) Kojic acid can be used as a raw material for seasoning and manufacturing larchin and ethyl quercetin.

Packaging

25kg/carton

Delivery

within 5~7 days

Storage

Store in a dry, well-ventilated place away from direct sunlight.

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