Technical Information

ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONNot applicable

GRADESCosmetic
SOURCEPlant and synthetic
VEGAN SUITABLESuitable
PALM DERIVATIVES STATUSPalm free

* Where Vegan suitable means free from animal derived substances.

* Please contact us for further information.

 

Applications

Claims:

  • Acidulant (useful to adjust pH of products to make them more acid / less alkaline)
  • Chelating effect (neutralizes minerals to enhance activity of antioxidants & preservatives)
  • Buffering effect (helps to maintain pH between 2.5-6.5 & stabilizes active ingredients)
  • At high concentration shows typical AHA properties (moisturizing, peeling, smoothing, anti-wrinkle effects)

Application/Recommended for:

  • Creams
  • Lotions
  • Shampoos
  • Shower gels
  • Bath bombs/fizzes (combined with sodium bicarbonate)

Recommended use levels:

1-10%, depending on the application

Alternatives

Similar or Equivalent to:

  • Citric Acid, Anhydrous (Jungbunzlauer, Inc.)
  • OriStar CA (Orient Stars LLC)

CITRIC ACID

CAS Number:77-92-9
INCI:

Citric Acid

Composition:

Citric Acid

Inherently natural as it occurs in citric fruits, produced by fermentation of carbohydrates. Fine white powder, odorless. Easily soluble in water.

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