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Granactive™ Retinoid

Granactive Retinoid is a concentrated and easily formulated anhydrous matrix containing 10% of the pinacolyl ester of all-trans retinoic acid in a premium delivery solvent. This product is one of the most bio-available, non-prescription forms of Vitamin-A sold in cosmetics and decreases the effects of UV induced skin damage and helps clear acne related symptoms. It can be applied in skincare, color cosmetic and body care formulations.
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Features & Benefits

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Performance Highlights
  • A concentrated and easily formulated anhydrous matrix containing 10% of the pinacolyl ester of all-trans retinoic acid in a premium delivery solvent
  • One of the most bio-available, non-prescription forms of Vitamin-A sold in cosmetics
  • Intended for use in anti-aging and anti-acne beauty treatments; provides low irritating, effective active delivery in daily maintenance applications
  • Decreases the effects of UV induced skin damage and helps clear acne related symptoms

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Formulations Guidelines
  • Can be formulated into oil-in-water emulsions, water-in-oil emulsions and other formula types
  • For acne claims product must be co-formulated with an approved anti-acne active as subject to regional laws
  • Add to the oil phase of all emulsion types; clinical use level of 1%
  • Its recommended to formulate this product in a manner that avoids infusing air/oxygen into the final cosmetic product. Like all retinoids, the highly specific set of conjugated double bonds are susceptible to oxidation; anti-oxidants like Vitamin-E and BHT/BHA are suggested
Recommended Uses

skincare, color cosmetic and body care formulations

Properties

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Physical Form
Appearance
Light Yellow Liquid
Physical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate9.50–10.50%-
Refractive Index (at 25°C)1.450–1.520--
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)1.10–1.20--

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Packaging

1kg, 4kg or 12kg in aluminum bottles, filled under Nitrogen atmosphere

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