Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate

Our database includes 497 products that contain Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate.


Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate is the lauric acid sodium salt of lactyl lactate.

Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate is an emulsifier and surfactant.

Emulsifiers help stabilize a product. They do this by preventing ingredients from separating, such as oils and water which do not mix naturally. Surfactants reduce surface tension, making it easier to rinse pollutants off skin.

Due to its relation to lauric acid, it may provide antimicrobial benefits.

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Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.4% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:


Where it's used

Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate is most often found as ingredient number 21 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 37938
  • EC #:  236-942-6
  • All Functions: Emulsifying
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