Also Known As: Sodium (2R,3S,4R,5R)-2,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxyhexanoate
Overview: Sodium Gluconate is a chelating agent and pH stabilizer derived from glucose. It stabilizes formulations, protects cosmetic products from discoloration, prevents cosmetic oils from turning rancid.
It binds metal ions especially iron and copper over a wide pH range. It also acts as a pH regulator and a humectant.
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 0.1% to 1%