Sodium Stearoyl Lactate
Octadecanoic acid, 1-carboxyethyl ester, sodium salt
Octadecanoic acid, 1-carboxyethyl ester, sodium salt (1:1)
Sodium 1-carboxylatoethyl stearate
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C21H39NaO4
Molecular Weight: 378.52
Appearance: creamy-white powder or waxy solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water; soluble (dispersed) in hot water; soluble in oil and grease.
Stability: stable. at strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, low irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, lubricating, dispersing, solubilizing, emulsifying abilities. soap substitutes. suitable for neutral formula.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Use as cleansing agent.