Sodium gluconate is used as a neutralized form of salt of gluconic acid. It prevents the growth of microbes in in products to keep them safe for our consumers. It also works as a chelator (or sequestrant) which helps cleansing products to foam better in hard water.
Use level 0.1-1.0%. Add to water phase of formula until dissolved. Stir and do not use a stick blender at this stage. For external use only.
Off-white fine granules, no odour. Soluble in water, pH 6.5-7.5 (10% solution).
INCI: Sodium gluconate
- USP grade
- Stabilizes and protects cosmetic products from discoloration and rancidity of cosmetic oils and butters
- Binds metal ions (chelating effect) especially iron & copper over a wide pH range
- Acts as pH regulator as well as humectant
- Natural alternative to synthetic chelating agents
Applications: To stabilize all kinds of cosmetic products like creams, lotions, shampoos, conditioners, makeup products, sunscreen products.
Country of Origin: USA
Raw material source: Glucose (sugar) GMO certified free by NSF
Vegan, Readily biodegradable (98% after 2 days)