Soapmaking Ingredients

Cocamidopropyl Betaine Surfactant

Escentials of Australia


Palm Free

Cocamidopropyl Betaine is a mild amphoteric cosurfactant. It is derived from coconut oil and is highly water soluble in wide pH range, pH 5 - 10 aqueous solution. A clear/yellow liquid with no or faint odour. Cocamidopropyl betaine is a very mild co-surfactant compatible with anionic, nonionic, cationic surfactants also useful as primary surfactant, good cleanser foam booster, viscosity enhancer, excellent conditioning antistatic agent, moderate emulsifier. It is used in body washes, shampoos, bubble baths, cleansing lotions, creams, hand soaps, baby products, hair conditioners, cream rinses at use levels of 5%-25%

Note 25kg size, and 50kg size  must be shipped via courier - cannot be shipped via Post

Description Method Typical Guaranteed Unit
Appearance @ 20 deg C: light yellow clear liquid GM_0170_00 Conforms
Sodium Chloride GM_0160_01 4.0 - 6.0
pH Value, as is GM_0130_01 4.5 - 5.5
Active Matter GM_0500_14 27.2 - 32.0 %
Colour GM_0140_01 Max 200 Hazen
Amidoamine / Amid Ammonium Salts GM_0510_03 Max 0.5 %
Non volatile content GM_0090_04 32.0 - 41.0 %
Free Glycerol in Betain GM_0560_01 Max 3.0 %
Free Fatty Acid GM_0575_01 Max 0.5 %
Identification IR GM_1501_07 Passes Test
Sodium Monochloracetate GM_0530_01 Max 300 ppm
Sodium Dichloracetate GM_0530_01 ppm Max 400 ppm
Odour: typical GM_0175_02 Passes Test
Water Content GM_0080_01 59.0 - 68.0 %


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