Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate

Amino acid surfactant

Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate

  • INCI Name:            Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate
  • Chemical Name:  Glycine, N-coco acyl derivs., Potassium salts
  • CAS No:               301341-58-2

What is Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate?

  • Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate acts as a surfactant and foaming agent. Derived from glycine(an amino acid) rich in human collagen and natural fatty acids. Produces creamy, rich foam and yields a higher quality of elasticity as well as volume of foam. Leaves a fresh feel on the skin without taut.

Features of Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate

  • Mild surfactant, highly biodegradable and hypoallergenic. It can be washed off dirt selectively; Used in soap base products to lower irritation
  • Good compatibility and can be applied to a wide range of products
  • Features good abstersion, moisturising, emulsification and softening ability
  • Stable, fine and smooth foam can be produced under broad pH, even with the existence of grease
  • With hard water tolerant; Good dispersion capacity of calcium soap
  • It is less absorbed; easy to rinse off; skin doesn’t feel dry and tight after using

Uses & Applications

Personal care

  • Various shampoos, especially mild, low-irritation and anti-dandruff shampoos;
  • Mild foam cleanser and high-grade cleansing cream, soap-based products
  • Conditioning shower gel and foam bath products;
  • Hand sanitizer, mouthwash, toothpaste and other personal care products
  • Baby care products

Product Details







Colorless to light yellow transparent liquid 

Active content, %






Hazen (APHA)


Heavy metals (Pb)


Shelf Life

24 months

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