Disodium Rutinyl Disulfate



Disodium Rutinyl Disulfate at a glance

  • Water-soluble derivative of the bioflavonoid rutin
  • Absorbs into skin more quickly than rutin
  • Has antioxidant and soothing properties
  • Can lessen the visible appearance of dark spots

Disodium Rutinyl Disulfate description

Disodium rutinyl disulfate is a water-soluble derivative of the bioflavonoid rutin. Its water solubility means it is more bioavailable – that is, it absorbs more quickly into skin. Rutin is well known for its antioxidant and soothing properties. There is also some research demonstrating its ability to help lessen the visible appearance of dark spots.

Disodium Rutinyl Disulfate references

  • Cosmetics, February 2016, ePublication

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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Not Rated