- CAS number:
- 62147-49-3; 96-26-4
- EINECS number:
- Auxiliary raw materials
When applied to the skin causes a chemical reaction with amino acids in the surface cells of the skin producing a darkening effect. DHA does not damage skin as it only affects the outermost cells of the epidermis (stratum corneum).
Sunless tanners. To date, it is the only active ingredient approved by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for sunless tanning. Use level: 2.5 to 10% or more (mostly 3-5%).
Appearance: white crystalline powder
Purity: ≥ 98%