Sodium Levulinate

Derived from levulinic acid, which can be obtained from natural sources such as fruits, vegetables, and certain grains. Levulinic acid is commonly found in fruits like apples, strawberries, and tomatoes. Sodium levulinate is often used in cosmetic and personal care products as a natural preservative due to its antimicrobial properties. It helps to inhibit the growth of microorganisms, extending the shelf life of the product.