$5.75

SCI Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate Micro Noodles

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Our Palm Free product is similar to our regular noodles but much smaller. Smaller than a grain of rice. No need to crush as they will melt easily. Melt slowly with your other surfactants. If you prefer a nonmelted look, follow your appropriate formula

Please note this product is not a powder nor a prill. See regular powder, or noodles 

Palm & Stearic Acid Free

Country of Origin:  China

PH: 5.86

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate is an extremely gentle surfactant based on coconut fatty acids. Mild enough for baby cleansers, personal hygiene, and toiletries while still offering very efficient cleansing and low odor. It is used in cosmetics and personal care products as a surfactant and is commonly seen in hair care products like shampoos because of its ability to help water to mix with oil and dirt, allowing them to be more easily rinsed away. Delivers excellent luxurious foam while leaving a very nice silky feeling on the skin. It does not dry the skin, or hair, making it an excellent choice for the formulation of all cleansers. One of the most popular choices for shampoo and body bars due to its high performance in soft or hard water. Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate is also one of the key ingredients in Foaming Bath Butter and solid shampoo bars. Check our blog for a solid shampoo bar recipe!

The active surfactant level is 85%

Use: 55% in rinse-off formulas like shampoo bars

  • add to the liquid surfactant phase
  • process with slow steady heat to dissolve into other surfactants then mix surfactant phase with high shear (it is best to process this way so that you process using your stick blender only with the straight surfactants to avoid excess foam)
  • mix into formulations preventing excessive foam

CAUTION: Like any dry surfactant it can be irritating to the nose and lungs.We recommend always using a mask when handling this product.

INCI: Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate

Storage: Tightly Sealed, Protected from Moisture / Heat
Shelf: 24 Months when Properly Stored / Handled
Polarity: Anionic
pH: 10% Solution - 4.5 to 6.5

Anionic surfactants are better foamers than nonionic, the presence of charge promotes the electrostatic repulsion. The best way to formulate a cleansing agent is to balance the non-ionic with anionic surfactant mixture.

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Dianne D.
SCI Micro Noodles

So happy these are available now! Way easier to melt and saves time because I don’t have to grind the bigger noodles anymore, nor do I have to handle the “dust” from grinding, when you have to pour them out of the grinder.
Definitely work for me!

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Patricia Vidalin
It’s the Best!

I’m so happy that SCI comes in micro noodles size. It makes my formulating so much quicker to melt!