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Arbutin CAS 497-76-7

Product name: Arbutin

CAS NO: 497-76-7

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


Arbutin is a naturally occurring compound found in certain plants, including bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), mulberry (Morus spp.), and some pear varieties. It is classified as a glycoside, which means it is a molecule composed of a sugar group attached to another compound.


1. Skin Lightening: Arbutin is widely used in the cosmetic industry for its skin-lightening properties. It works by inhibiting the enzyme called tyrosinase, which is involved in the production of melanin, the pigment responsible for skin color. By inhibiting tyrosinase, arbutin can help reduce the production of melanin, leading to a lightening effect on the skin. It is often included in skincare products targeting hyperpigmentation, age spots, and uneven skin tone.

2. Hyperpigmentation and Dark Spots: Arbutin is commonly used to address various forms of hyperpigmentation, including melasma, sunspots, and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation caused by acne or skin irritation. It is believed to help fade dark spots and even out the skin tone, resulting in a more uniform complexion.

3. Antioxidant Activity: Arbutin possesses antioxidant properties, which means it can help neutralize free radicals and protect the skin from oxidative stress. This antioxidant activity may contribute to its potential benefits for overall skin health and anti-aging effects.

4. Skin-soothing and Anti-inflammatory Effects: Arbutin is known for its potential soothing and anti-inflammatory properties. It may help calm irritated skin, reduce redness, and alleviate inflammation, making it suitable for sensitive or reactive skin types.

5. Safety Profile: Arbutin is generally considered safe for topical use, and its use as a skin-lightening ingredient is well-established. Compared to other skin-lightening agents, such as hydroquinone, arbutin is believed to have a lower risk of side effects like skin irritation and sensitivity.

It's important to note that the effectiveness of arbutin may vary among individuals, and results may take time to be noticeable. It is also crucial to use arbutin-containing products as directed and follow the instructions provided by skincare professionals or product manufacturers.

If you have specific skin concerns or are considering the use of arbutin products, it is advisable to consult with a dermatologist or skincare professional for personalized advice and guidance based on your skin type and condition. They can provide appropriate recommendations and help you create a skincare regimen that suits your needs.


Product Name:



Hydroquinone β-D-glucopyranoside;Arbutin (natural);4-(β-D-Glucopyranosyloxy)phenol;arbutin,beta-arbutin;4-hydroxyphenyl β-D-galactopyranoside;Arbutyne;Uva, p-Arbutin;Hydroquinone-beta-D-glucoside 4-Hydroxyphenyl beta-D-Glucopyranoside









Melting point

195-198 °C

Boiling point

375.31°C (rough estimate)

storage temp.

Inert atmosphere,Room Temperature


H2O: 50 mg/mL hot, clear


White powder


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