Cocamidopropyl Betaine is a widely used mild, coconut based, biodegradable surfactant. It has great foam, and also helps build viscosit. Cocamidopropyl betaine offers outstanding foam, and is easy to use.
INCI: Cocamidopropyl Betaine
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Widely used mild amphoteric surfactant derived from coconut oil, highly water soluble in wide pH range, pH: 5 - 6 (10 % aqueous solution). Derived from renewable, natural resources.
CocoBetaine (Cocamidopropyl Betaine) is classified as an amphoteric surfactant. (An amphoteric is unique in that the molecules possess both a positive and a negative charge on their hydrophilic end, giving them a net charge of zero.) Cocobetaine is therfore compatible with anionic, cationic, and nonionic surfactants. Using CocoBetaine (Cocamidopropyl Betaine) to these surfactants will help to improve the foam performance, reduce the irritation of anionic surfactants, increasing cleansing capability of non-ionic surfactants and bridge the gap and allow for the use of a combination of cationics and non-ionics for superior cleansing formulations.
Improves viscosity of cleansing systems
Improves cationic and non-ionic performance
May be used to allow the combination of various polarities
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Provides excellent wetting, and gives good lather and foam.
Compatible with anionic, cationic, and nonionic surfactants.
Cocamidopropyl betaine has many and varied uses.
Useful as a primary or secondary co-surfactant compatible with anionic, nonionic, cationic surfactants.
Good cleanser & foam booster, viscosity enhancer, excellent conditioning & antistatic agent, moderate emulsifier.
USE: add to formulas as is - usual concentration 4-40 % depending on the primary and / or secondary surfactants.
CAS # 61789-40-0
Appearance @ 25°C Clear amber / yellow liquid
Odor Mild typical
Color (Gardner) 3.0 max
Total Solids (Wt. %) 36.0
Sodium Chloride (Wt. %) 6.0 max
Density (lbs/Gal) 8.7
pH (5% solution) 5.0
Foam Height (mm@1% actives, 25ºC,
Synonyms: Cocomidopropyl Betaine Cocamidopropyl Betaine,CocoBetaine,Cocoabetaine,Chembetaine C, CB-35, CB35, Lexaine C,Mackam CB 35,Tegobetaine,CAPB,Miratine BET C30, Amphosol CG, AMPHOSOL CA
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