Ammonium lactate

It has E number "E328" and is the active ingredient of the skin lotions.

Ammonium lactate is a compound with formula NH4(C2H4(OH)COO). Ammonium lactate is the chemical combination of lactic acid and ammonium hydroxide. It is the organic ammonium salt. It has mild anti-bacterial properties. It has E number “E328” and is the active ingredient of the skin lotions. It is used as a skin moisturizer lotion to treat dry, scaly, itchy skin. Lactate can be applied as a humectant in ichthyosis vulgaris and xerosis.Those who are using it should avoid exposure to sunlight or artificial UV rays, such as sunlamps or tanning beds. Ammonium lactate makes skin more sensitive to sunlight, and skin is more likely to sunburn.


  • Numer CAS 515-98-0

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