Sodium decanoyl Lactylate
Decanoic acid, 2-(1-carboxyethoxy)-1-methyl-2-oxoethyl ester, sodium salt
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C16H27NaO6
Molecular Weight: 338.37
Appearance: (1), white or off white waxy solid; or paste. (2), yellow liquid.
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 emulsifying, dispersing, cleansing, solubilizing, antibacterial abilities. 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.
Emulsifying agent in personal care products.
Use as cleansing agent.