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Sodium methyl cocoyl taurate overview & foam performance

Updated: Jul 26, 2019


What is sodium methyl cocoyl taurate


Sodium methyl cocoyl taurate CAS No. 12765-39-8 is mild and safe amino acid-based surfactant.Good abstersion, moisturizing, emulsification and softening ability. Stable, delicate and smooth foam can be produced even with the existence of grease. Hard water tolerant and good dispersion capacity of calcium soap. Less absorption and easy to rinse off. Skin doesn't feel dry and tight after using. They can widely use in all kinds of mild washing products, such as shampoo, body wash, facial cleaning, baby care products, etc.

What is sodium methyl cocoyl taurate made of?

Sodium methyl cocoyl taurate is by reacting natural coconut fatty acid with taurine, N-methyltaurine, or a taurate salt . The amino acid structure made it very low irritating to the skin.

Functions of sodium methyl cocoyl taurate

It gives a product a more productive, more excellent and smoother form, making people enjoy the product while using.


Not only does it have excellent detergency, but it also has mild and selective degreasing power, improving after use feeling.

It has the synergistic effect of conditioner and humectant in the product, improving the shower product's moisturizing ability and shampoo's conditioning ability.

Significantly improve the excessive degreasing of soap-based facial cleanser and improve skin moisture.

Sodium methyl cocoyl Taurate is a "smart" surfactant that selectively removes dirt from the skin's surface and further reduces the degreasing power of other surfactant solutions which achieve gentle moisturization.


Test system Potassium laurate: 8.0%, Potassium Myristate: 4.0%, potassium octadecanoate: 16.0%, SCMT 95%:4.0%.

Test Methods Apply samples on the cheeks, rinse and dry, wait 10 minutes, measure the skin moisture content with CK skin analyzer.

Extraordinary foam

Sodium methyl cocoyl taurate gives cleansing product finer and smoother foam, letting people enjoy the txeture of bubbles, improves after use feeling remarkably.


Test system Potassium laurate: 8.0%, Potassium Myristate: 4.0%, potassium octadecanoate: 16.0%, SCMT 95%:4.0%, SMCT-30:13.3%.

Test Methods Take 0.6g of the prepared sample dissolved in 99.4g of hard water (150ppm calcium carbonate) and test the foam height by the shock method.


Test system Potassium laurate: 8.0%, Potassium Myristate: 4.0%, potassium octadecanoate: 16.0%, SCMT 95%:4.0%, SMCT-30:13.3%.

Test Methods Apply samples on the cheeks,measure foaming speed, foam richness, foam smoothness

Sodium methyl cocoyl taurate application

Sodium methyl cocoyl taurate is used in silicon oil free shampoo,soap based body wash, 2-in-1 baby shampoo and body wash, soap based facial cleanser, mild personal care cleansing products, toothpaste products.

Dosage

5~25%

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