Lactic Acid

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INCI name

  • LACTIC ACID,

Alternative names

  • Milchsäure,
  • acidum lacticum,
  • 2-Hydroxypropionsäure,
  • Lactid Acid,
  • (L+) Lactic Acid,

Origin

  • vegetable (predominantly),

Definition

  • 2-hydroxypropanoic acid,

INCI function

  • buffering,
  • moisturizing,
  • skin caring,
  • moisturizing,

Characteristics

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CAS-No.

  • 50-21-5,

EINECS/EILINCS-No.

  • 200-018-0,

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