Carnitine in its non-toxic form of L-Carnitine is a quaternary ammonium compound involved in the metabolism of most mammals, plants, and bacteria. 

L-Carnitine is found in animal products such as meat, seafood, and milk. Typically, the redder the meat, the more Carnitine it contains.

L-Carnitine is can be manufactured synthetically and is used as a food supplement and additive to support a healthy lifestyle and treat Carnitine deficiencies. 

CAS Number : 541-15-1

Chemical formula
Molar mass161.2 g/mol (monohydrate)
Appearancewhite powder