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INCI Name: Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Powder
Product Code: GTB1
CAS #: 90320-37-9, 68334-28-1, 84650-60-2
EINECS: 291-063-5, 269-820-6, -
Brand: Biochemica®

Biochemica® Matcha Green Tea Butter is produced from the microfine powder of ground Camel­lia sinensis (green tea) leaves. The leaves are dried and then ground into a powder. Used by Asian philosophers and poets for over 1200 years in rolled cakes and elixirs, matcha is also valued for use in cosmetics and toiletries due to its high content of polyphenols, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg) and xan­thines. Green tea can protect the skin from aging and serious damage in general from the sun’s UVB rays. Xanthines present in matcha, such as Caffeine and Theobromine, have natural anti-inflammatory, anti-cel­lulite and anti-irritancy effects. When a non-covalent bond forms between a xanthine and polyphenol, the skin protecting characteristics are greatly enhanced. Now add in the fact that EGCg is an antioxidant that is 20 times stronger than tocopherol and over 65 times stronger in antioxidant properties than the average fruit or vegetable, while also being an insatiable free radical scavenger, and it is plain to see the skin protec­tion potential that the active ingredients in matcha provide.

Biochemica® Matcha Green Tea Butter is produced using finely ground green tea leaf powder, and blending it into a propri­etary blend of Prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil and select hydrogenated vegetable oils to produce a butter-like material suitable for use in cosmetics and toiletries. It may be used in body care, soaps, facial creams, lotions and sun­screens to impart moisturization, particularly for dry, damaged skin (i.e., eczema, psoriasis and mastalgia.)

Features & Benefits:

  • Anti-aging (anti-elastase & anti-collagenase) Agent
  • Anti-acne active
  • Anti-dandruff active
  • Anti-psoriasis active
  • Anti-seborrheic dermatitis active
  • Anti-inflammatory Agent
  • Anti-oxidant
  • Biodegradable
  • Colorant
  • Dermal Barrier Function Restoration
  • Dermal Moisture Content Balancing
  • Feel Modification/Enhancement
  • Film Former
  • Hair Conditioning Agent
  • Healing Promotion
  • Moisturizing Agent
  • Natural Product
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
  • Skin Hydration Agent
  • Skin Protectant
  • Skin Protectant (anti-radical properties)
Appearance Deep green soft butter (fat)
Odor Characteristic vegetable
Melting Point (°C) 40 - 50
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 175 - 200
Iodine Value (gI2/100g) 60.0 - 80.0
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 0.0 - 2.0
Peroxide Value (meq/kg) 0.0 - 10.0
Insoluble In
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Cosmetic Esters
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Pail - 25kgs

Regional Approvals:

  • China
  • US


  • After Sun Skin Care
  • Beach Wear Sun Care
  • Cleansing Wipes
  • Daily Wear Sun Care
  • Facial Color Cosmetics
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Foot Care
  • Hair Conditioners
  • Hand & Body Care
  • Lip Care
  • Massage Products
  • Shampoos
  • Shaving Products
  • Shower Gels/Body Washes


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Name Regional Acceptance  Formula Number
City Lights CareGlobalCS18-028-01A
Matcha Green Tea and Lemon Butters Mineral SPF 30 SunscreenGlobalJZ11-53C
Matcha Green Tea and Lime Butter Mineral SPF 50 SunscreenGlobalJZ10-203B
Matcha Green Tea and Lime Butters Mineral SPF 30 SunscreenGlobalJZ11-53B
Matcha Green Tea Lemon Butter Zinc Oxide SPF 30 SunscreenASEAN, Australia, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ12-102C
Matcha Green Tea TiO2 SPF 30 SunscreenASEAN, China, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USJZ11-68B
Natural Anti-Pollution Day Cream for MenASEAN, Australia, EU, Japan, MERCOSUR, USCS15-007-07F
Natural Lip Butter BalmGlobalNAD064-11-04D
Natural Look Concealer Stick for Dark CirclesGlobal136-19-04B
Natural Sunscreen Cream SPF 30US, Japan, KoreaJZ7-213B
Natural Sunscreen Lotion SPF 20ASEAN, Australia, Japan, MERCOSUR, USJZ7-195
Sleeping Beauty Cream MaskASEAN, Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Korea, MERCOSUR, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, USCS18-004-01D
Sleeping Beauty MaskUS, Canada, EU, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, Philippines, Korea, New Zealand, ASEAN, MERCOSURCS18-004-01C
SPF 50 Matcha Green Tea and Mango Butter Mineral SunscreenGlobalJZ11-59B
Sunscreen SPF 50 LotionUSJZ7-116
Sunscreen SPF 50+ LotionUSJZ7-119

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