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ArroChem’s Coconut Fatty Acid DEA is a specialty surfactant derived from coconut fatty acids and diethanolamine (DEA). It is widely used in industrial and household product industry as a foaming agent, emulsifier, and thickening agent. Coconut Fatty Acid DEA offers excellent cleansing and emulsifying properties, making it a versatile ingredient in various formulations.

General Characteristics:


Ionic Nature:

Solubility in Water, 25°C:

pH, 1% Solution:

Specific Gravity:             

Clear to pale yellow liquid

Amphoteric (can act as both a cationic and anionic surfactant)


9.0 - 10.5

0.95 - 1.05 g/cm³


Coconut Fatty Acid DEA finds wide application in household products, including but not limited to the following:

  • Personal Care: Used as a foaming agent and thickener to create luxurious lather and improve product texture. Provides excellent cleansing and emulsifying properties, enhancing the effectiveness of cleansing products.
  • Liquid Soaps: Serves as a surfactant and emulsifier in liquid soap formulations.
  • Household Cleaners: Included in household cleaning products for its ability to dissolve grease and dirt.



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