potassium citrate

The plant-derived or synthetic potassium salt of citric acid, this ingredient acts as a buffering and chelating agent in cosmetics. Potassium citrate is also a food-grade additive and is also used medically to help improve certain health conditions.

Reference for this information:

International Journal of Toxicology, May 2014, pages 16S-46S

See citric acid chelating agent

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