Sodium Decanoyl/Dodecanoyl Lactylate
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Sodium Decanoyl/Dodecanoyl Lactylate


Sodium Caproyl/Lauroyl Lactylate;


Anionic Surfactant

> Carboxylate

>> Ester Carboxylate

>>> Acyloxy Fatty Acid Salt

>>> Linear Alkyl Acyl Lactate

Chemical Numbering System



Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: C16H27NaO6 - C18H31NaO6; C16H28O6.Na - C18H32O6.Na

Molecular Weight: 338.37 - 366.42


R: C9/C11.


Appearance    (1), solid.

Solubility    soluble in water.

Stability    stable. Under strong acid or strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.

Risk    Solid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.

GHS (Rev.9) label:  

Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent emulsifying, dispersing, solubilizing, cleansing, lubricating, wetting abilities. Suitable for neutral formula. Mild surfactant.



Quality Standards & Test Methods

1, Physical and chemical indexes


Physical and chemical indexes


Actives, %, ≥


Test Methods

(1), Actives

GB/T 13173 Surface active agents - Detergents - Testing methods

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, according to local regulations and standards.

Major Uses

1, Typical applications

Use as cleansing agent.

Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.

Use as lubricant.

2, Personal care products

Emulsifying agent, cleansing agent in personal care products.