Polyglutamic acid, Sodium (PGA Na)

Polyglutamic acid, Sodium (PGA Na)


PGA Na is a natural, multi-functional and biodegradable biopolymer produced from L-glutamic acid through a fermentation process with a Bacillus subtilis. It is a water-soluble homo-polyamide consisting of D-glutamic acid and L-glutamic acid monomers connected by amide linkages between α-amino and γ-carboxyl groups.


INCI Name:  Sodium Polyglutamate

CAS No.: 28829-38-1

Solubility: Water soluble

Appearance: White to slightly yellow powder


Long lasting moisturization and humectancy

Promotes the production of the Natural Moisturizing Factor with long term use

Increases skin elasticity for heightened aesthetics

Inhibits the production of melanin

Enhances the hair’s tensile strength; minimizes damage caused by bleaching agents

Reduces the tackiness of hyaluronic acid (sodium hyaluronate) in formulations

Typical Application: Lotion, facial mask, spray, moisturizing lotion, essence, gel, sunscreen, liquid foundation, protection emulsion, hair conditioner

Typical use level : 0.01 % to 1.0%

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

Shelf Life :2 years