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Lactic Acid (Cosmetic Grade)

Lactic Acid (Cosmetic Grade)

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Lactic acid is a naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acids (or AHAs) produced by fermentation of sugars. It is the alpha hydroxy acid most frequently used for peel products. Synonym: 2-Hydroxypropanoic acid. Clear, water-white viscous liquid. Characteristic odor. Concentration: 88% (12% water). Grade: CG. pH Value 0.5. Easily soluble in water.

Storage: stable ~1 year, store cool & light protected. External use only. Please note that when using this ingredient regularly in skin care products, the skin will be very sensitive and needs to be protected from the sun, wearing sunscreen or any other protection.

Applications: Peels, creams, lotions, masks, cleansers. Due to it's acidity the final product needs to be tested for safe pH. Optimal pH range from 3.5-5.0. Some over the counter products, after adding lactic acid, will separate as a result of the low pH, and need to be stabilized.

Raw material source: Corn starch and various sugars

Manufacture: Lactic acid is produced by bacterial fermentation (various Lactobacilli) of carbohydrates (sugar, starch). Pure sucrose, glucose from starch, raw sugar beet juice are frequently applied.

 Documents: Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specifications, Features & Benefits

INCI: Lactic Acid, Aqua

CAS: 50-21-5, 79-33-4


-Animal Testing: Not animal tested
-GMO: No data available
-Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components


-Very useful to rejuvenate the skin by encouraging the shedding of old surface skin cells.
-Can reduce the appearance of fine lines, irregular pigmentation, age spots & decreases enlarged pores.
-Good choice for first-time peel users or for those with sensitive skin.
-Often used in creams & lotions at a lower concentration for a more gentle acid-based peel.

Shelf Life: 2 Years

*Shelf life begins on the date of packaging and is defined as the average reasonable shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly.

Country of Origin: India

Other Specifications:

-Purity: 80% (Approx.)
-Form: Liquid
-Solubility: Water, alcohol, and glycerol. Insoluble in oil.

Applications, Usage & Storage


Recommended Usage Rate: 1% to 5% in cosmetic formulations.

Formulation Guidelines:
-Prepare the oil and water phases of your formulation separately.
-Heat the oil and water phases using a double boiler.
-Add our lactic acid to the water phase, accompanied by constant stirring.
-Blend both phases using a mini-mixer or a large mixing brush.

Note: Do not use lactic acid pure and undiluted; the solution is highly acidic and can lead to skin irritation and skin burns.



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Shipping, Packaging & Dispatch Information

-100gms/500gms/1Kg: HPDE Plastic Reagent Bottle

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-In Stock: 2-3 working days
-Pre-Order: 10-12 working days

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Taxes & Other Legal Information

This product price is inclusive of 18% GST. Input Tax Credit is available for Indian GST registred customers.

Return, Exchange & Cancellation Policy

-Goods once shipped are not eligible for alteration, return, exchange & cancellation.

-Any product with physical defects/damage need to be notified to us before usage with an unboxing video. No replacements/refunds will be made after usage and without an unboxing video.

-In case of pre-order items the order cancellation/alteration requests cannot be processed after 24 hours of order being placed.

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