Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate

Amino acid surfactant

Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate

  • INCI Name:         Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate
  • Chemical Name:  Glycine,N-methyl-,N-cocoacylderivs.,sodiumsalts
  • CAS No:               61791-59-1

What is Sodium cocoyl sarcosinate?

  • Sodium cocoyl sarcosinate is an sodium salt of an acyl derivative of sarcosine, which is a natural amino acid found in muscles and other body tissues. It is readily biodegradable.They are used as hair-conditioning agents and surfactant-cleansing agents in cosmetics, as well as to improve wetting and penetration of topical pharmaceutical products.

Features of Sodium cocoyl sarcosinate

  • Sodium cocoyl sarcosinate is solvent-free, high-purity, mild, safe and low-irritant;
  • It has excellent stability and foamability in the pH range from strong alkali to weak acid;
  • Has low degreasing power, and the skin feels moisturizing and not tight;
  • Good compatibility and can be compounded with other anionic surfactants to reduce irritation and improve foaming performance.

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

Product Details





Colorless to light yellow transparent liquid

Active matter, %


Hazen (APHA)

≤ 60

PH value (10% aq.)


NaCl , %


Total plate count (CFU/g)


Shelf Life

24 months

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Technical Data Sheet — Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate

Material Safety Data Sheet– Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate

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