This 100% vegetable-based, readily biodegradable surfactant that provides sensory benefits to shampoos, facial washes, body washes/shower gels and hand soap formulations. It offers broad compatibility with other common Personal Care ingredients and is preservative free. This has an excellent environmental profile and ECOCERT by Cosmos.
Features & Benefits
- Produces moderate to high stable foam
- Compatible with broad range of surfactants and polymers, including cationic ingredients
- 100% vegetable origin
- Low eco-toxicity and toxicity
- Readily biodegradable
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Identification & Functionality
EcoSense(TM) 1200 Surfactant - Personal Care Grade Features & Benefits
Applications & Uses
- Body wash
- Bubble bath
- Hand and facial cleanser
- Liquid and bar soap
- Baby wipes
|Value||Units||Test Method / Conditions|
|Absence of C. Albicans (in 1g)||Pass||-||TM-4020|
|Absence of Gram Negative Bacteria (in 1g)||Pass||-||TM-4020|
|Absence of S. Aureus (in 1g)||Pass||-||TM-4020|
|Active Material||50.0 - 52.0||wt%||ASTM D1353|
|Aerobic Plate Count||max. 100||CFU/g||TM-4020|
|Ash Content||max. 3||%||Supplier|
|Color||max. 50||Hazen||GB/T 3143|
|pH (10% in Water)||11.5 - 12.5||-||ASTM E70|
|Specific Gravity (at 25°C)||1.07 - 1.11||-||ASTM D891|
|Viscosity (at 25°C, RV DVII spindle 6, speed 30 rpm)||12000 - 18000||cP||ASTM D2196|
|Water Content||48.0 - 50.0||wt%||-|
- Soluble in water
- Soluble in concentrated electrolyte solutions
- Chemically stable in the presence of acids, bases and salts
- Compatible with anionic, amphoteric, cationic, and other nonionic surfactants
Regulatory & Compliance
Technical Details & Test Data
This product is neither tested nor represented as suitable for medical or pharmaceutical uses.
Safety & Health
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Storage & Handling
Product Safety Information Required for Safe Use is not Included in this Document. Before Handling, Read Product and Safety Data Sheets and Container Labels for Safe Use, Physical and Health Hazard Information. The Safety Data Sheet is Available on The Dow Website at Dow.Com, or from Your Dow Sales Application Engineer, or Distributor, or by Calling Dow Customer Service..
Dispose in accordance with all local, state (provincial) and federal regulations. Empty containers may contain hazardous residues. This material and its container must be disposed in a safe and legal manner.
It is the user's responsibility to verify that treatment and disposal procedures comply with local, state (provincial) and federal regulations. Contact your Dow Coating Materials Technical Representative for more information.
The product has the tendency to build viscosity, and crystallization may occur at storage temperatures below 35°C. If stored at temperatures below 35°C, the product can be heated
and stired until uniform before use. For convenience of handling and long-term storage in tanks, protect from frost and store at 35–40°C.