Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide) PC

Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide) PC

Item No. VIT-NIAC-02
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Description
Description
Niacinamide PC is a new upgraded from of niacinamide with a largely reduced amount of nicotinic acid which may cause unpleasant sensations of heat in the skin. Niacinamide is the water-soluble form of niacin, an essential vitamin of the B group, known as vitamin B3. Purity 99-100%.
Benefits
  • Contains only trace amounts of nicotinic acid. Does not cause unpleasant sensations of heat in the skin
  • Can be used at lower pH and not just at pH >5.5 like regular niacinamide
  • Has soothing activity useful for blemished skin
  • Can improve the appearance of aged, hyperpigmented and photodamaged skin
  • Can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines
  • When combined with vitamin A palmitate, niacinamide showed enhanced skin lightening properties
Use
Add to water phase of formula or directly into a finished cream or cream base. Typical use level is 1-6 %, with 5% being a typical and effective concentration. For external use only. Avoid adding to an acidic product. Works also at pH level below 5.5. Should not be combined with l-asorbic acid as they can cancel out each other. For external use only.
Applications
Products for blemished skin, lotions, creams, sun care & after sun products, makeup products, anti-aging products.
CAS
98-92-0
INCI
Niacinamide
composition
Niacinamide
Purity Grade
No purity grade applicable
Appearance
White powder, odorless
pH Value
pH range: 6-7.5 (5% water solution)
Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol, glycerol
Preservation
Preservative-free
Storage
Store light-protected at a cool and dry place
Country of Origin
Switzerland
Raw Material Source
Starting material is 3-methyl-1 ,5-diaminopentane
Manufacture
Niacinamide is made synthetically. 3-methyl-1 ,5-diaminopentane is processed to picoline (3-methylpyridine), which is ammoxidated and then biocatalytically hydrolysed to niacinamide.
Animal Testing
Not animal tested
GMO
GMO-free
Vegan
Does not contain animal-derived components
HS Code
2936291630