Sodium methyltaurate isopalmitamide
Time: 2013-05-30 01:37:46
Sodium methyltaurate isopalmitamide
Sodium 2-(methyl(1-oxoisohexadecyl)amino)ethanesulfonate;
Sodium N-methyl-N-isopalmitoyl taurate;
Sodium N-isopalmitoyl methyl taurate;
Anionic Surfactant
>> Sulfonate
>> Amido Sulfonate
>> Acyl Taurate
>> Branched Alkyl Fatty Acyl Taurate
Chemical Numbering System
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C19H38NNaO4S; C19H39N1O4S.Na
Molecular Weight: 399.56
R: iso-C15.
Appearance    (1), solid; (2), paste.
Solubility    soluble in water.
Stability    stable. Under hot strong acid or hot strong alkali, easily hydrolyze.
Risk    Solid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.
GHS (Rev.6) label:  
Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability    biodegradable.
Characteristics    excellent cleansing, foaming, emulsifying, dispersing, wetting, solubilizing, permeating abilities. Mild. Resistance to hard water. Easy to compatibility. Easy to thicken. Certain resistance to inorganic salt solution.
Note    (1), Can use in children products, such as shampoo, bath liquid and so on.
Sodium methyltaurate reacts with isopalmitoyl chloride, then obtain.
For further information, refer to:
United States Patent 4,352,759 Recovery of high purity N-acyl taurine in high yield;
United States Patent 4,233,229 Preparation of salt-free N-acyl taurines;
United States Patent 4,071,543 Process for the preparation of acyltaurides; etc.
Quality Standards & Test Methods
1. Physical and chemical indexes
Physical and chemical indexes
Actives, %, ≥
Test Methods
(1), Actives
GB/T 5173 Surface active agents and detergents-Determination of anionic-active matter by direct two-phase titration procedure
ISO 2271 Surface active agents -- Detergents -- Determination of anionic-active matter by manual or mechanical direct two-phase titration procedure
2. Hazardous substances indexes
Hazardous substances indexes
Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤
As, mg/Kg, ≤
Test Methods
(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)
Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)
GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals
(2), As
Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)
GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic
3. Further explanation
(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.
(b), Used in cosmetics, should be test for harmful substances; or furtherly test for microorganisms.
Major Uses
1. Typical Applications
Use as cleansing agent.
Use as foaming agent.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Use as wetting agent, permeating agent.
2. Household detergents
Use as cleansing agent, foaming agent.
3. Industrial cleaning agents
Use as cleansing agent, emulsifying agent, wetting agent.
4. Personal care products
Cleansing agent in personal care products.
5. Textile
Use as cleansing agent, emulsifying agent, wetting agent.
6. Pet
Use as cleansing agent, foaming agent.
Update: 20131029(1); 20171010(2);