- 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
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Description: Allantoin occurs naturally in the roots & leaves of the comfrey plant, but to satisfy market needs allantoin is produced synthetically but nature identical. Purity 99-100%. White crystalline powder, odorless. Synonyms: 5-ureidohydantoin, glyoxyl-diureide, 2,5-dioxo-4-imidazolidinyl-urea. Melting point 230°C (446°F). Water-soluble (ca. 1g/200 ml; problematic to dissolve if higher than 0.5%).
While allantoin is present in botanical extracts of the comfrey plant, it is generally chemically synthesized to meet worldwide demand. Our Allantoin is a nature-identical, synthesized product made to USP specifications. It is non-toxic, non-irritating, and non-allergenic.
INCI Name: Allantoin
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.