Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate
Dodecanoic acid, 2-(1-carboxyethoxy)-1-methyl-2-oxoethyl ester, sodium salt
Sodium 2-(1-carboxylatoethoxy)-1-methyl-2-oxoethyl laurate
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C18H31NaO6
Molecular Weight: 366.42
Appearance: white or off white waxy solid; or paste.
Solubility: soluble in water.
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, dispersing, lubricating, solubilizing, emulsifying, fat-liquoring abilities. soap substitutes. suitable for neutral formula.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Emollient, humectant, conditioning agent, emulsifying agent, cleansing agent in personal care products. No greasy feeling. can be improve greasy feeling of mineral oil.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Use as cleansing agent.