Allantoin, the diureide of glyoxylic acid, is a crystallized oxidation product of uric acid found naturally in many plants including wheat germ, rice polishings and comfrey roots.
An exceptional healing, moisturizing, soothing and anti-irritating agent, Allantoin can be used in many cosmetic formulations such as:
In addition to its moisturizing and healing properties, Allantoin is an effective anti-irritant, protecting the skin and alleviating the irritation potential of harsh surfactants, oils, and acidic or alkaline materials.
Allantoin is also useful for the temporary protection of minor cuts, scrapes, burns and sunburn, it helps to soften and relieve dryness in cold sores and fever blisters, and it helps to prevent and treat diaper rash by protecting skin from irritation and sealing out wetness.
INCI Name: Allantoin
Suggested Usage: 0.2% - 2.0%
Appearance: Odourless, Crystalline White Powder
Grade: Pharmaceutical grade - Complies with EP (European Pharmacopoeia) and USP (U.S Pharmacopoeia)
Unknown (Submitted on 3rd Dec 2017)
Delivery, service excellent. I have still to evaluate this substance. Ill keep u posted.
Tanya (Submitted on 31st Aug 2017)
It didn't give any reaction at all. I specifically test every product neat on my eczema before I make a batch of anything. Great stuff, antiinflammatory