Sytenol® A is Accepted for Use in the Chinese Market

We are pleased to announce that Sytenol® A (Bakuchiol) has been successfully notified as a medium-low risk new cosmetic ingredient on NMPA platform since August 26th, 2022. Sytenol® A is now eligible to be used in cosmetic products for the Chinese marketplace. Sytenol® A has been categorized with the following characteristics:

  • Use concentrations: up to 2%, recommend: 0.1% to 1%
  • Applications: facecare products
  • Claims: Skin hydration, Skin protection, Skin calming, Ant-oxidant

Sytenol® A is a natural, vegan-friendly, retinol alternative that has the same benefits as retinol without the drawbacks. Clinically tested at the University of California and peer reviewed in the British Journal of Dermatology, this multi-functional active is incorporable in both day and night cosmetic products.

About Sytheon

Sytheon is an innovative research-based company committed to developing high performance active ingredients for personal care since 2006. Every product in Sytheon’s portfolio is inspired by nature. All products are scientifically and clinically validated to improve the health and beauty of the skin. Sytheon features ingredients that combat aging and pollution, promotes well aging and hydration, provides solutions for problem skin, and augments skin defenses against UV or blue light.

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