Ammonium lactate

What is Ammonium lactate?

Ammonium lactate is a compound with formula NH4(C2H4(OH)COO). It is the ammonium salt of lactic acid. Has mild anti-bacterial properties.

It has E number "E328" and is the active ingredient of the skin lotions Amlactin and Lac-Hydrin.

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Hi, I am an African American and I want to lighten my skin. My dermatologist give me a prescription of ammonium lactate lotion, bit it doesn't...

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I can understand your concern for fair complexion.

If I were your dermatologist then I would have suggested you to use azelaic acid cream or...

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Hi Dr. I have uses Ammonium Lactate in the past for my face. But I forgot what I used it for....

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Brief Answer:
Amylac lotion

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Thank you for posting on HCM.
Ammonium lactate has a very good moisturising property and keeps...

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Hi there, I have extremely dry skin and hence I need to mositurize it atleast 2 times a day. Sometimes even after that my skin becomes dry and...

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Details below

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Thanks for the query,
Your skin appears to be unusually dry.
It is quiet uncommon at...

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