Appearance: Clear almost colourless liquid
Solubility: Water soluble
Activity Level: 28-30%
Origin: Natural - This ingredient is made by reacting a fatty acid with lactic acid. As fatty acids can be sourced from palm . For more information about our position on Palm Oil please see this article.
Description: Surfactant known (and used) for its foam-boosting properties and mild cleansing ability - used in hair care and skin care products. Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate is milder than most surfactants commonly found in shampoos. This ingredient is also useful in professional shampoos where SLES (Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulphate) is used as it maintains the foaming and cleansing capacity while making the overall formula milder and more scalp-friendly. This surfactant is also very tolerant of acidic formulations which can make it a good cleansing agent in an AHA formulation (pH 4)
pH Advice: As this is an amino acid derived surfactant it is most stable and active when formulated into products with a pH of 6 or less. At higher pH this ingredient will be less effective and may destabilise your formula. Foaming performance will also be reduced at high pH
- Sulphate free
- Paraben free
Suggested usage: Dependant upon application, but generally up to 5% on an actives bases which is 15% as supplied.
New Directions Australia Pty Ltd. does not supply food grade raw materials and therefore cannot waive GST.
Prior to use: Customers should always refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet / Specification Sheet OR the ingredients label as affixed to each product which are current at the time of supply of the product.
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