Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate

Amino acid surfactant

Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate

  • INCI Name:         Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate
  • Chemical Name: Sodium (2S)-4-carboxy-2-(dodecanoylamino)butanoate
  • CAS No:               29923-31-7

What is Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate?

  • Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate is a mild, sulfate free, naturally derived surfactant based on L-glutamic acid and lauric acid. It approaches weak acidity with skin, possesses a snug, soft and smooth skin feeling. It is non-irritant, non-allergic and non-comedogenic. It is easily biodegradable and shows resistance to water.It is commonly used in natural and organic skincare products due to its gentle nature and biodegradability, making it a popular alternative to traditional surfactants.

Features of Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate

  • Excellent foamability, it produces moderate to good foam.
  • Gentle to the skin and imparts very pleasant skin feeling and is effective at improving the skin mildness in surfactant formulas.
  • Exhibits very low potential of VOC and improves hair care properties.
  • It is a biodegradable, cold processable and preservative free.
  • It significantly reduces water and energy consumption at the end consumer level due to easy rinse-off.
  • The optimum formulating pH range is 4.0 – 10.0

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 

White to light yellow powder

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Heavy metal (Pb)




7.0-11.0 (origin)


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Shelf Life

24 months

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