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Sodium Levulinate

Our database includes 831 products that contain Sodium Levulinate.


Sodium levulinate is the a sodium salt of Levulinic Acid. If dissolved in an aqueous solution, the two ingredients become identical.

It is a skin conditioning agent, meaning it helps soften and hydrate your skin.

According to Cosmetic Ingredient Review, the highest amounts of sodium levulinate are found in mouthwashes at 0.62%.

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Sodium Levulinate is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.7% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

Where it's used

Sodium Levulinate is most often found as ingredient number 16 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Sodium Levulinate the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 37948
  • EC #:  243-378-4
  • All Functions: Skin Conditioning
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.