N,N-Dimethylethanolammonium levulinate (DMAE levulinate) is a yellowish viscous liquid made from DMAE and levulinic acid. Levulinic acid is an organic keto acid responsibly derived from underutilized cellulosic materials. Levulinic acid find uses in cosmetics as a preservative. Combining levulinic acid with DMAE affords a stable, odorless, levulinic acid / DMAE carrier molecule.
Possible uses include:
• Biochemical / analytical reagent
• Phase transfer catalyst
• Antimicrobial preservative
For R/D uses only