• Pronunciation: ˈsō-dē-əm \ ˈziŋ(k)t\ ˌpä-lē it-ə-ˈkän-ˌāt
  • Type: Naturally-derived

What Is Sodium Zinc Polyitaconate?

Sodium zinc polyitaconate is a clear or yellow liquid derived from plants.[1]

What Does Sodium Zinc Polyitaconate Do in Our products?

Sodium zinc polyitaconate is an odor reducer that dissolves in water and rinses off of fabric. It is often found in deodorant, hair coloring, self-tanner, and other personal care products.[2]

Why Puracy Uses Sodium Zinc Polyitaconate

We are one of the first companies to use sodium zinc polyitaconate in deodorant as an odor blocker because it is effective at reducing odors without leaving oily or waxy residues. It is especially effective at capturing nitrogen and sulfur-based smells.[4] The ingredient also is very durable and can block odors for 10 hours or more.

How Sodium Zinc Polyitaconate Is Made

Sodium zinc polyitaconate is an aqueous solution of sodium zinc salt.[3]

Sources

(1) Itaconix
(2) Itaconix
(3) Itaconix
(4) Itaconix

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