Sodium Gluconate USP Chelator

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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.

CAS: 527-07-1

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)
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Customer Reviews

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Good soap

Love this stuff for soap making! Helps lessen that “squeaky clean” feeling when a bar is used with hard water. Also no soap scum!