Kojic acid is a kind of specialized inhibitor for melanin. It can prevent the tyrosinase activity through synthesizing with copper ion in the cells after it enters skin cells. Kojic acid and its derivative has better inhibitory effect on tyrosinase than any other skin whitening agents. At present it is assigned into various kinds of cosmetics for curing freckles, spots on the skin of old man, pigmentation and acne.
Kojic acid can also eliminate free radical, strengthen cell activity of cell and keep the food fresh. It is widely used in the fields of medicine and food.
1)Cosmetic industry:lighten the skin
2)Food industry:preservatives(antibacterial,antifungal and atioxidant)
3)Agriculture industry:used in the biopesticide
4)Pharmaceutical industry:raw material of cephalosporin antibiotics
Kojic acid may be used on cut fruits to prevent oxidative browning,in seafood to preserve pink and red colors and in cosmetics to lighten skin.As an example of the latter,it is used to treat skin diseases like melasma.
Kojic acid also has antibacterial and antifungal properties.
|1)English Name||Kojic Acid|
|5)Molecular Formula||C6H6O4 |
|6)Molecular Weight||142.11 |
|7)Appearance||White or off white crystal|
|8)Mesh Size||80 Mesh|
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Shelf life:24 months when it is stored properly
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