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Cocamidopropyl betaine

Leading Manufacturer of cocamidopropyl betaine from Mumbai.

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Product Details:
Minimum Order Quantity50 Kilogram
Physical StateLiquid
Grade StandardTechnical Grade
Packaging TypeCarboy
Packaging Size50 Kgs
Usage/ApplicationIndustrial
Brandindian
Cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB) is a mixture of closely related organic compounds derived from coconut oil and dimethylaminopropylamine.[1] CAPB is available as a viscous pale yellow solution and it is used as a surfactant in personal care products. The name reflects that the major part of the molecule, the lauric acid group, is derived from coconut oil. Cocamidopropyl betaine to a significant degree has replaced cocamide DEA.

Specifications and properties[edit]

Cocamidopropyl betaine is used as a foam booster in shampoos.[3] It is a medium strength surfactant also used in bath products like hand soaps. It is also used in cosmetics as an emulsifying agent and thickener, and to reduce irritation purely ionic surfactants would cause. It also serves as an antistatic agent in hair conditioners, which most often does not irritate skin or mucous membranes. However, some studies indicate it is an allergen.[4][5][6]

CAPB is obtained as an aqueous solution in concentrations of about 30%.

Typical impurities of leading manufacturers today:

  • Sodium monochloroacetate < 5 ppm
  • Amidoamine (AA) < 0.3%
  • dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) < 15 ppm
  • Glycerol < 3%

The impurities AA and DMAPA are most critical, as they have been shown to be responsible for skin sensitation reactions. These by-products can be avoided by a moderate excess chloroacetate and the exact adjustment of pH value during betainization reaction accompanied by regular analytical control.


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  • Delivery Time: 1-2 days
  • Packaging Details: 50 kgs can
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