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Sodium PCA
Sodium PCA

Sodium PCA

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Description: Sodium PCA is the sodium salt of pyroglutamic acid which is an uncommon amino acid found naturally in many proteins. Concentration: 50% (dissolved in water). GMO-free, gluten-free. Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid, soluble in water, pH 6.8-7.4.

CAS: 28874-51-3

INCI Name: Sodium PCA (sodium L-pyroglutamate)

Properties: Occurs naturally in human skin and is responsible for binding moisture to the cells. Highly water-absorbent, holding several time its weight in water, which makes it an excellent humectant. Well-know as skin-penetration enhancer. It is a stronger hydrating agent than the traditional compounds as e.g. glycerin, propylene glycol. It is also good for hair care as it reduces static electricity.

Use: Add as is to the water phase of the formulas, typical use level 1 - 10% in emulsions. For external use only.

Applications: All kinds of skin care products such as creams, gels, lotions, hair care products, color cosmetics.

Documents: SDS, Fact Sheet, Sample Recipe, Certificate of Analysis

Used in Commercial Products:

Hydrating Serum - pHaze 43   Equalizing Foam Peel Mousse   Instant Magic Reversal Serum
Brand: PCA Skin   Brand: Sampar   Brand: Arcona

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