Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine

Cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine (CAHS) is a synthetic amphoteric surfactant from the hydroxysultaine group. It is found in personal care products (soaps, shampoos, lotions etc.). It has uses as a foam booster, viscosity builder, and an antistatic agent.


Melting Point0.0°C
Boiling Point100.0°C
Flash Point93.3°C
Density1.09 g/cc
FormsLiquid, Yellow

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Hair care
  • Cleaning products
  • Oil and Gas
  • Skin care products
  • Cosmetic products
  • Surfactant


  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Cosmetics

Synonyms: CAHS

Chemical Formula: C20H42N2O5S

CAS Number: 70851-08-0