Citric Acid

INCI: Citric Acid

CAS# 77-92-9

RAW Ingredient: Citrus Fruit

It is derived from citrus fruit by fermentation of crude sugars. It is used as an astringent and as a preservative to adjust the acid-alkali balance. (1)

Biodegradability and Natural Origin:

Citric acid is produced by fermenting glucose syrup derived from renewable sources like corn. As a result, it is classified as a natural cosmetic ingredient. Its biodegradability means that it can be broken down by natural processes after use and reintegrated into the environment. (2)