Lauroyl lactylic acid
Dodecanoic acid, 2-(1-carboxyethoxy)-1-methyl-2-oxoethyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C18H32O6
Molecular Weight: 344.44
Solubility: slight 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, solubilizing, emulsifying, dispersing abilities. soap substitutes. suitable for neutral formula.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Conditioning agent, emulsifying agent, cleansing agent in personal care products. No greasy feeling. can be improve greasy feeling of mineral oil.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.