Cocoamido Propylbetaine, also known as CAPB, is a gentle and effective ingredient derived from coconut oil. It serves as a surfactant and foam booster in personal care products, providing a luxurious lather and helping to remove dirt and oils from the skin and hair. With its diverse benefits, it is a popular choice for cosmetic products.
Chemical Formula: RCONH(CH₂)₃N⁺(CH₃)₂CH₂COO⁻, where R is derived from coconut oil
Average Molar Mass: Varies based on specific formulation and degree of purity
Density: Varies based on concentration and formulation
Appearance: Clear to pale yellow liquid
Odor: Mild, characteristic odor
Applications and Uses:
Commonly used as a surfactant and conditioning agent in personal care products such as shampoos, conditioners, and body washes.
Functions as a thickening agent in various cosmetic formulations.
Applied in the formulation of baby products for its mildness.
Utilized in the production of facial cleansers and intimate washes.
Acts as a foam booster and stabilizer in bath products.
Essential in the manufacturing of mild and gentle cleansers for sensitive skin.
Storage and Handling Guidelines:
Store in a cool, well-ventilated area.
Keep containers tightly closed to prevent contamination.
Protect from extreme temperatures and direct sunlight.
Implement measures to avoid spills and leaks.
Generally regarded as safe for intended use in personal care products.
May cause eye irritation. Use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
In case of contact with eyes, rinse thoroughly with water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.
Consult the material safety data sheet (MSDS) for comprehensive safety information.
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