Cyrillic synonym: Эритрулаза.
💊 Chemical information
Chemical formula: C4H8O4 = 120.1.
Application to the skin of preparations containing L-erythrulose slowly produces a brown coloration similar to that caused by exposure to the sun, probably due to a reaction with the amino acids of the skin. It is often used with dihydroxyacetone in artificial suntan preparations. Recommended concentrations are up to 5% when used alone or up to 4% with dihydroxyacetone.
Multi-ingredient: Braz.: Sunmax Autobronzeador; UK: ViTicolor.
Published December 09, 2018.