Beta arbutin powder is the active substance originated from natural plant which can whiten and lighten skin. Beta arbutin powder can infiltrate into the skin quickly without affecting the concentration of cell multiplication and effectively prevent activity of tyrosinase in the skin and the forming of melanin. By combined arbutin with tyrosinase, decomposition and drainage of melanin are accelerated, splash and fleck can be got ride of and no side effects are caused. Beta arbutin powder is one of the safest and most efficient whitening materials that are popular at present. Beta arbutin powder is also the most competitive whitening activity in the 21st century.

Beta-Arbutin is often referred to as Arbutin. It is can be naturally extracted from plants such as bearberry and synthesized by chemical method. Synthesized Beta-Arbutin is currently one of the most widely used hypopigmenting agents in cosmetics. Arbutin can also moisten the skin which looks very lightening, so arbutin is used skin lightening and whitening agents in the cosmetics. Arbutin was also used as a drug.

Key Technical Parameters:

Appearance Crystalline white powder
Assay 99.5%min
Melting point 198.5~201.5℃
Clarity of water solution

Transparency, colorless, none suspended matters

Clearity and color of solution Clear and colourless
pH value of 1% aqueous solution 5.0~7.0
Specific optical rotation 【α】D20=-66±2º
Arsenic ≤2 ppm
Hydroquinone ≤10 ppm
Heavy metal ≤10 ppm
Loss on drying ≤0.5%
Ignition residue ≤0.5%
Pathogen Bacteria:≤300cfu/gFungus:≤100cfu/g


Cosmetic raw materials:

Beta Arbutin is used in high-grade cosmetics. It can be used as a skin cream, freckle cream, high-grade pearl cream, etc. It can not only be used for skin care, but also anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant.


•Medical Function:

(1)Beta arbutin was first used in medical areas as an anti inflammatory and antibacterial agent

(2)Beta arbutin may be used to repress the virulence of bacterial pathogens and to prevent contaminating bacteria, Beta arbutin is also used for treating allergic inflammation of the skin