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Item # 1012, Allantoin USP Powder

INCI Name: Allantoin

CAS Numbers: 97-59-6


Allantoin has many beneficial effects as an active ingredient in over-the-counter cosmetics: a moisturizing and keratolytic effect, increasing the water content of the extracellular matrix and enhancing the desquamation of upper layers of dead skin cells thereby increasing the smoothness of the skin. It promotes cell proliferation and wound healing. Allantoin has a soothing, anti-irritant, and skin protectant effect by forming complexes with irritant and sensitizing agents.

Allantoin is used in masks and lotions. It is frequently present in toothpaste, mouthwash, and other oral hygiene products. It is also found in shampoos, lipsticks, anti-acne products, sun care products, and clarifying lotions, various cosmetic lotions and creams, and other cosmetic and pharmaceutical products.


Allantoin USP Powder Material Safety Data Sheet
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Allantoin USP Powder Technical Data Sheet
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