sodium lactate

Sodium lactate is the sodium salt of lactic acid. Used primarily as a hydrating and buffering agent (to adjust a product’s pH value).

References for this information:

Code of Federal Regulations, April 2020, ePublication
International Journal of Cosmetic Science, March 2014, pages 321-326
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Volume 56, Issue 2, February 2007, ePublication
International Journal of Toxicology, January 1998, pages 1-241

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