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arbutin cas 497-76-7

Chemical Name: Arbutin

Other name: β-Arbutin
CAS No.: 497-76-7
Molecular Fomula: C12H16O7

Molecular weight:272.25

Appearance:White crystalline powder




ArbutinQuick Details

Chemical Name:Arbutin

Other name:β-Arbutin
CAS No.:497-76-7
Molecular Fomula:C12H16O7

Chemical Stucture:image.png

Molecular weight:272.25

Appearance:White crystalline powder


ArbutinTypical Properties

Item Specifications
Appearance White crystalline powder
Assay ≥99.5%
Melting point 199~201±0.5℃
Clarity of water solution Transpency,colorless,nonesuspended matters
pH value of 1% aqueous solution 5.0~7.0
Specific optical value 【α】D20=-66±2°
Infrared peak value 1515cm-11220cm-11050cm-1±(5~8)cm-1
Arsenic ≤2ppm
Hydroquinone ≤20ppm
Heaby metal ≤20ppm
Loss on drying ≤0.5%
Ignition residue ≤0.5%
Arsenic ≤2ppm

Use of Arbutin

1. In cosmetics, it can gradually dilute and remove skin freckles, chloasma, melanin, acne and age spots. It has high safety without side effects such as irritation and sensitization. It has good compatibility with various components of cosmetics and its ultraviolet irradiation is stable.

2. It is a triterpenoid compound found in natural plants, which has various biological effects such as sedative, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-diabetic, anti-ulcer and lower blood sugar.

3. In recent years, it has been found to have functions of anti-cancer, inducing cell differentiation and anti angiogenesis of F9 teratoma. As a result, it is likely to become ananti-cancer medicine with low toxicity and highly effective.

4. It is used as a diuretic medicine and a urinary anti-infective medicine. It is also used as a color photography development stabilizer.

ArbutinPackaging and Shipping

1kg or 5 kg/Aluminum foil bag 20kg or 25 kg/Paper fiber drum


Stored in cool dry and sealed containers