Product description KOJIC ACID CAS No.: 501-30-4 Character: Named 5-hydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-1,4-pyrone, is a white or off white needle-like crystal. It easily dissolves in water, alcohol and acetone, slightly dissolves in ether, ethyl acetate, chloroform and pyridine, and does not dissolve in benzene. Molecular Formula: C6H6O4 Specification ITEM SPECIFICATION APPEARANCE WHITE OR OFF WHITE CRYSTALS ASSAY 89.0% MIN LOSS ON DRYING 0.5% MAX RESIDUE ON IGNITION 0.1% MAX IRON 10 PPM MAX HEAVY METALS (PB) 3 PPM MAX ARSENIC 1 PPM MAX CHLORIDES 50 PPM MAX CLARITY OF SOLUTION COLORLESS AND TRANSPARENT PATHOOTENS NONE<(UNDETECTED) MELTING POINT 153-156℃ Uses: 1. Daily chemicals material: Because kojic acid can inhibits caseinase synthesis, then inhibits skin melanin formation, kojic acid is widely used in high-quality brightening cosmetic, bath cream,toothpaste. The products containing koji acid can treat freckle, acne, pigmentation and macula effectively without any toxic and bad results. 2. Medicine material: Used as an important material in antibiotic cethamycin, anodyne, and antiphlogistic production. 3. Food additive: As antiseptic, antioxidant, preservative and color stablizer in meat processing, also act as useful materials of food aromatizer maltol and ethyl maltol. preservative and color stablizer of cut flower: kojic acid is added to cut-flower to keep the flower colorful and fresh.Film despecking agent and iron analysis reagent. non-toxic to person and livestock, pollution-free pesticide ininsecticide production. Packing: 25kgs of wood box. Notes: Toxicity test data: ld502500-3500mg/kg. Storage in a cool and dry place at room temp.out of sunlight.