Arbutin Power Bearberry Extract

1.Product Name:Alpha arbutin,α-arbutin, arbutin Power.Bearberry extract
2.CAS No.: 84380-01-8
3.Specification: Arbutin 99%, HPLC.
4.Test Method: HPLC
5.Latin Name: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi.

Product Details

What is Alpha arbutin ?

Arbutin, also known as arbutin, is a white, needle-like crystal or powder. Extracted from the leaves of bear fruit, can inhibit the activity of tyrosinase in the body, prevent the production of melanin, thereby reducing skin pigment deposition, dispel freckles and freckles, and at the same time, there are bactericidal, anti-inflammatory effect. Mainly used in the preparation of advanced cosmetics. α-Arbutin, as a common whitening agent in cosmetics, it can strongly control the activity of Arginine Synthase, inhibit production and over deposition of the melanin, so as to achieve the purpose of whitening and speck-removing.According to relevant literature records, whitening effect of α-Arbutin is about 10 times of β-Arbutin, and it is more stable.

 Alpha arbutin Specification:

Alpha arbutin

Extraction source


Active ingredients

Alpha   arbutin


Min 99%

Test method



Pharmaceutical Grade, Food grade, <a href="file:///E://Program%20Files%20(x86)/Youdao/Dict/ style="text-decoration: underline; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">cosmetics   grade


White crystalline powder

Heavy metal

10ppm max


2ppm max

Total Plate









For 0.5kgs to 5kgs, Aluminum foil bags + Aseptic   bag vacuum packaging

For 25kgs, double-layer Aseptic bag + Paper Drums

Shelf Life

2 years when properly stored

Alpha arbutin Function: 

1.Alpha arbutin can Anti skin-darkening in human body.

2.Alpha arbutin can Improve skin glossiness

3.Alpha arbutin can Improve skin smoothness

4.Alpha arbutin can Reduce the appearance of liver spots


Alpha arbutin Application:

1.Arbutin protect the skin against damage caused by free radicals.
2.Arbutin is a skin whitening agent which is very popular in Japan and Asian countries for skin de-pigmentation.
3.Arbutin inhibits the formation of melanin pigment by inhibiting Tyrosinase activity.  
4.Arbutin is very safe skin agent for external use which does not have toxicity, stimulation, unpleasant odor or side effect such as Hydroqinone.The encapsulation of Alpha Arbutin constitute a delivery system to potentialize the effect in time.
5.Arbutin is a way to incorporate the hydrophilic Alpha Arbutin in lipophilic media.
6.Arbutin has been used in the treatment of disorders of hyperpigmentation such as postinflammatory hyperpigmentation caused by acne, trauma, allergic reactions, infections, injuries, phototoxic reactions, reactions to medications, reactions to cosmetics, and inflammatory diseases. 


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