Salicylic Acid Powder
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INCI: Salicylic Acid
Organic beta hydroxy acid (chemical name: 2-hydroxybenzoic acid), occurs naturally in various plants. Melting Point: 159°C (318°F).
- Can be used for skin peels, anti-dandruff products, and in products for oily, acneic and/or blemished skin
- Ideal for making products that need higher concentrations of salicylic acid
USE: Typical use level 0.5-3%. Typically, it is added to the water phase of formulas but it is only slightly soluble in water. If used at concentrations higher than 2%, octyldodecanol or propylene glycol should be used as solvent. Salicylic acid can be added also in powder form to a finished cream or lotion without dissolving it first in water or another solvent.
APPLICATIONS: Peels and exfoliant products. Anti-acne products (max. 2%). Anti-dandruff products (max 3%). Wart-removing products (max. concentration depends on type of plaster vehicle used).
STORAGE: Store light-protected in a cool and dry place.