Tripotassium glycyrrhizinate
Time: 2018-10-30 21:51:12

Tripotassium glycyrrhizinate

Synonyms

Tripotassium glycyrrhizate;

alpha-D-Glucopyranosiduronic acid, (3beta,20beta)-20-carboxy-11-oxo-30-norlean-12-en-3-yl-2-O-beta-D-glucopyranuronosyl-, tripotassium salt;

Category

Anionic Surfactant

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Chemical Numbering System

CASRN53906-39-1

EINECSN/A

Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: C42H59K3O16; C42H62O16.3K

Molecular Weight: 937.20

Structure

Properties

Appearance    (1), white to pale yellow powder.

Solubility    soluble in water.

Stability    stable.

Risk    Solid 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.7) label:  

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

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-allergic, emulsifying, dispersing, solubilizing abilities.

Synthesis

 

Quality Standards & Test Methods

1, Physical and chemical indexes

Item

Physical and chemical indexes

Solid

Actives, %, ≥

90.0

Test Methods

(1), Actives

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

GB 1886.241 Food safety national standard -- Food additive -- Tripotassium Glycyrrhizinate

2, Hazardous substances indexes

Item

Hazardous substances indexes

Solid

Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤

20

As, mg/Kg, ≤

3

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, Product standards

(1), Chinese standards

(1a), GB 1886.241 Food safety national standard -- Food additive -- Tripotassium Glycyrrhizinate

4, 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 emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.

Use as sweetener.

Use as antiallergic agent.

2, Personal care products

Conditioning agent in personal care products. Good anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, detoxifying, whitening effects.

3, Food

Use as food additive (sweeting agent).

Manufacturers