Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate

Amino acid surfactant

Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate

  • INCI Name:           Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate
  • Chemical Name:  Sodium salt of the coconut fatty acid amide of N-methyltaurine
  • CAS No:                61791-42-2

Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate is a new amino acid surfactant. Condensed from natural fatty acid and sodium methyl taurate, it makes the foam rich, fine and stable under a wide range of pH conditions, and the structure of the hydrophilic amino acid has very little irritation to the skin, and at the same time has good cleaning power.

Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate is suitable for preparing all kinds of medium and high-grade shampoos, facial cleansers and bath agents and other cosmetics, especially suitable for infant products, giving hair and skin a mild, moisturizing and smooth feeling, and can also be used as a refining agent for wool spinning and silk printing and dyeing industries agent, detergent.

  • Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate is mild surfactant; Wash 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

Product Details







Appearance, 25℃

White to pale yellow crystalline powder

Colorless to light yellow liquid

Solid Content, %

95.0 min.

Active matter, %

93.0 min.


pH-value, 1% aq.



Sodium Chloride content ,%

1.5 max.

1.5 max.

Fatty Acid Soap, %

1.5 max.

1.0 max.

Shelf Life

24 months

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Technical Data Sheet — Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate

Material Safety Data Sheet– Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate

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