Laurtrimonium chloride is derived from botanical sources

Laurtrimonium chloride

Learn all about laurtrimonium chloride, including how it's made, and why Puracy uses laurtrimonium chloride in our products.
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  • Derived from: Botanical sources
  • Pronunciation: \ -lor‧trəˈmonēəm\\ ˈklȯr-ˌīd\
  • Type: Naturally-derived

What Is Laurtrimonium chloride?

Laurtrimonium chloride is a waxy solid derived from botanical sources.[1]

What Does Laurtrimonium chloride Do in Our products?

Laurtrimonium chloride is an antistatic agent, antiseptic agent and emulsifier.[2] It is often found in hair care, lotion, hand sanitizer, and makeup products.[3,4]

Why Puracy Uses Laurtrimonium chloride

We use laurtrimonium chloride as an antiseptic. The Cosmetic Ingredients Review has deemed the ingredient safe for use in cosmetics when formulated to be nonirritating.[6] Whole Foods has deemed the ingredient acceptable in its body care and cleaning product quality standards.[7,8]

How Laurtrimonium chloride Is Made

Generally, laurtrimonium chloride comes from reacting a tertiary amine with an alkylating agent.[5]



[1] Personal Care Council
[2] Personal Care Council
[3] Personal Care Council
[4] Environmental Working Group
[5] Personal Care Council
[6] Personal Care Council
[7] Whole Foods Market
[8] Whole Foods Market

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