Description: Pure undiluted vitamin E, of synthetic origin, but nature identical. Ideal antioxidant for fats and oils. Clear viscous brown liquid, faint odor. Soluble in alcohol and oil, water insoluble. Activity 750 IU per 1 g solution (about 1 ml).
INCI Name: dl-alpha tocopherol
- Potent antioxidant activity especially in cosmetic products but is less stable than dl-alpha-tocopheryl acetate
- Ideal to stabilize oils and fats in cosmetic products (prevents rancidity)
- Has excellent antioxidant, moisturizing and soothing properties on the skin
- Often used in anti-aging products as rejuvenating and regenerating agent
Use: 0.5-2.5% final concentration for skin effects, 0.1-1.0% for stabilizing oils in products. For external use only.
Applications: All kinds of skin care products, sun care products, makeup products, hair after-treatments preparations.
Country of Origin: USA
Raw material source: Trimethylhydroquinone and isophytol
Manufacture: Dl-alpha tocopherol is produced synthetically by the condensation of 2,3,5-trimethylhydroquinone with isophytol in an inert solvent (e.g. benzene or hexane) with a catalyst such as zinc chloride.
Animal Testing: Not animal tested
GMO: GMO free (does not contain plant-derived components)
Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components