CAS: 97-59-6INCI Name: Allantoin
- USP grade
- Soothes and alleviates skin-irritations
- Has moisturizing and hydrating effects
- Recognized as skin protectant by the FDA (see below for making proper claims)
- Often used to minimize pore size
- Has anti-aging properties making the skin look younger and rejuvenated
Use: Add to aqueous phase of formulas or after emulsification process. Use levels 0.2-2%. Can crystallize if added at hot temperatures and then rapidly cooled down. For external use only.Applications: Lotions, creams, protective creams, sun care & after sun products, shampoos, scalp rinses, shower gels, lip & baby care products.