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alpha-Arbutin CAS 84380-01-8

Product name: alpha-Arbutin

CAS NO: 84380-01-8

Molecular Formula: C12H16O7

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Place of Origin: China
Brand Name: FIRSKY
Model Number: 1KG
Certification: SGS,ISO 9001
Purity: 99%
Packaging Details: Custom aluminum packages,paper boxes,wooden cartons
Delivery Time: Tracks available within 3-5 working days after payment received
Payment Terms: Escrow,Bank transfer,Western Union,Money Gram,Wise,Crypto currencies
Supply Ability: 2000T/Mouth


Alpha-arbutin is a naturally occurring compound derived from the bearberry plant (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) and other plant sources. It is a skin-lightening agent that is commonly used in skincare and cosmetic products for its depigmenting properties.


1. Hyperpigmentation Treatment: Alpha-arbutin is commonly used to treat hyperpigmentation issues such as age spots, sunspots, melasma, and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. It inhibits the production of melanin, the pigment responsible for skin color, thereby reducing the appearance of dark spots and promoting a more even skin tone.

2. Skin Brightening: Alpha-arbutin is effective in promoting a brighter and more radiant complexion. It can help diminish dullness and discoloration, giving the skin a more youthful and luminous appearance.

3. Evening out Skin Tone: Alpha-arbutin is used to address uneven skin tone caused by factors such as sun damage, hormonal changes, or acne scars. It helps to fade areas of discoloration and promotes a more uniform skin tone.

4. Anti-Aging Effects: Alpha-arbutin has antioxidant properties that can help protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals and environmental stressors. It may contribute to reducing the signs of aging, such as fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots.

5. Sun Damage Protection: Alpha-arbutin can assist in mitigating the effects of sun damage on the skin. While it is not a substitute for sunscreen, it can help in reducing the appearance of sunspots and UV-induced hyperpigmentation.

6. Combination Therapy: Alpha-arbutin is often used in combination with other skin-lightening agents, antioxidants, or exfoliating ingredients to enhance its effectiveness. The combination of different ingredients can provide synergistic effects and help address multiple skin concerns simultaneously.

It's important to note that individual results may vary, and the use of alpha-arbutin should be done according to the instructions provided by the manufacturer or as advised by a dermatologist or skincare professional. Additionally, it's always recommended to incorporate sun protection measures, such as using broad-spectrum sunscreen, when using skin-lightening products to maximize their benefits and prevent further skin damage.


Product Name:



Alpha Arbutin Powder;4-hydroquinone-alpha-d-glucopyranoside;alpha-arbutin;a-Arbutin;Hydroquinone O-α-D-Glucopyranoside;4-Hydroxyphenyl a-D-glucopyranoside;(2R,3S,4S,5R,6S)-2-(HYDROXYMETHYL)-6-(4-HYDROXYPHENOXY)TETRAHYDROPYRAN-3,4,5-TRIOL;4-hydroxyphenyl alpha-D-glucopyranoside









Melting point


Boiling point

561.6±50.0 °C(Predicted)


1.556±0.06 g/cm3(Predicted)

storage temp.



DMSO (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly)




White to Off-White powder


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