• Pronunciation: \ˈdī ˈhī-(ˌ)drˈäk-sē ˈe-thəl\ ˈkō-kəˈmēn\ ˈäk-ˌsīd
  • Type: Synthetic

What Is Dihydroxyethyl Cocamine Oxide?

Dihydroxyethyl cocamine oxide often appears as a colorless or pale yellow viscous liquid.[1]

What Does Dihydroxyethyl Cocamine Oxide Do in Our Products?

Dihydroxyethyl cocamine oxide is a conditioner, surfactant, antistatic agent and foam booster.[2,3] It is often found in hand sanitizer.[4]

Why Puracy Uses Dihydroxyethyl Cocamine Oxide

We use dihydroxyethyl cocamine oxide to aid in the coverage, feel, and evaporation of our foaming hand sanitizer. Whole Foods has deemed the ingredient acceptable in its body care and cleaning product quality standards.[6,7]

How Dihydroxyethyl Cocamine Oxide Is Made

Dihydroxyethyl cocamine oxide is a tertiary amine oxide.[5]


[1] Saapedia
[2] Environmental Working Group
[3] Specialchem.com
[4] Environmental Working Group
[5] Environmental Working Group
[6] Whole Foods Market
[7] Whole Foods Market

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