Valeriana Officinalis Rhizome Extract
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Valeriana Officinalis Rhizome Extract


Valerian extract;


Natural Surfactant

> Plant Extract

>> Multicomponent Extract

Chemical Numbering System

CASRN: 8057-49-6

EINECS: 232-501-7

Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: N/A

Molecular Weight: N/A




Appearance    (1), solid; or liquid. Appearance is related to components of extract.

Solubility    soluble in water; or slightly soluble in water; or insoluble in water. Solubility is related to components of extract and solvent used for extraction, etc.

Stability    stable.

Risk    Solid (or liquid) form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.

GHS (Rev.9) label:  

Animal Toxicity

Table 1 Animal toxicity values

mouse intraperitoneal LD50


Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent anti-oxidizing, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, sedative, antiviral, dispersing abilities. Performance is related to components of extract.



Quality Standards & Test Methods

1, Physical and chemical indexes


Physical and chemical indexes

Solid (or liquid)

Actives, %, ≥


Test Methods

(1), Actives

GB/T 13173 Surface active agents -- Detergents -- Testing methods

2, Hazardous substances indexes


Hazardous substances indexes

Solid (or liquid)

Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤


As, mg/Kg, ≤


Test Methods

(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals

(2), As

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic

3, Further explanation

(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.

(b), Used in cosmetics, should be test for harmful substances or furtherly test for microorganisms, according to local regulations and standards.

Major Uses

1, Typical applications

Use as antibacterial agent.

Use as antioxidant.

2, Personal care products

Conditioning agent in personal care products.




[1]: ChemIDplus. 8057-49-6, Valerian, ext.

Update: 20201205(1);