Coco Amido Propyl Betaine
Coco Amido Propyl Betaine is an organic compound derived from coconut oil and dimetylaminopropylamine. Coco Amido Propyl Betaine is used as co-surfactant in personal care products to improve properties of the anionic surfactants.it is an amphoteric synthetic detergent that has been increasingly used in cosmetics and personal hygiene products such as shampoos, contact lens solutions, toothpaste detergents, makeup removers, bath gels, skin care products, cleansers, liquid soaps, an antiseptics products, because it induces relatively mild skin irritation. It is used as a foam booster in shampoos and as an emulsifying agent and thickener in cosmetics. It also serves as an antistatic agent in hair conditioners. It is a mild surfactant which can reduce the skin irritations caused by the other surfactants and leave pleasant feeling on skin and hair. It also enhances the cleaning and mildness efficiency of the final products such as shampoo and hand wash liquids. Since it contains amphoteric groups, depending on water solution can have anionic or cationic characteristic. It is compatible with all kinds of surfactants and has good cleansing and foaming qualities. Use of this product, reduces the use of primary surfactant in formulation.