Ethyl Ascorbic Acid(EAA)

Ethyl Ascorbic Acid


Ethyl Ascorbic Acid is a stable Vitamin C derivative with excellent skin brightening activity. Its chemical structure is unique in that the ethyl group forms an ether with the 3-hydroxy group of the ascorbic acid, which results in much higher stability. Other commercialized ascorbic acid derivatives are ethers at the 2-hydroxy position.

INCI Name: Ethyl Ascorbic Acid

CAS No.: 86404-04-8

Solubility: Water soluble

Appearance: White crystalline powder


Excellent skin brightening activity

Active in both in vitro and in vivo tests

Much higher stability than other ascorbic acid derivatives

Good esthetics – not sticky or tacky

Has quasi-drug status in Japan




Multistep Inhibition

Good touch

Typical Application:

Excellent for use in whitening or anti-aging cosmetics such as gel, essence, latex and creams ;

Ethyl Ascorbic Acid is a unique ascorbic acid derivate (Japanese Quasi-drug) that satisfies both excellent stability and direct inhibition of melanogenesis

Typical use level : 0.5 %to 10.0%

Standard Packing : 1kg /foli. bag , 1*20pcs per drum

Shelf Life :2 years