Cola®Det EQ-18 is a sulfate-free*, gentle, concentrated blend of surfactants for use as a base for high-foam personal care products. The eco-friendly blend is free of alcohol, diethanolamides, lauryl sulfates, laureth sulfates, parabens, and formaldehyde. The surfactant ingredients in this blend originate from natural, renewable resources. Cola®Det EQ-18 responds gently to viscosity-building with the simple addition of sodium chloride.

INCI Name: Cocamide MIPA, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Decyl Glucoside, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate, PEG-150 Distearate

Functions: Surfactant

Labeling Claims: Diethanolamide-free, Formaldehyde-free, From Renewable Resources, Laureth Sulfate-Free, Lauryl sulfate-free, Naturally Derived, Paraben-free, Sulfate-free

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Application Format
Bath & Shower Applications
Hair Care Applications
Personal Hygiene Applications
Use Level
20 - 25% (hand soaps), 30 - 40% (body washes), 25 - 35% (shampoos)


Physical Form
Soluble In
Slightly tinted liquid
Mild, characteristic
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH (at 10 % Aqueous)6.0 - 7.5--
Viscosity (at 25°C)max. 7000cPs-
Active Contentmin. 42.0 - 45.0%-

Technical Details & Test Data

Viscosity Performance Data

Increased viscosity is achieved by simply increasing the percentage of Cola®Det EQ-18 used in the formula.Cola®Det EQ-18 - Packaging Information - 1

Packaging & Availability

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Packaging Information

Cola®Det EQ-18 is available in poly 55-gal drums, net weight 450 lbs.

Storage & Handling

Storage and Handling Information

It is recommended that Cola®Det EQ-18 be stored in sealed containers below 30˚C. Avoid overheating or freezing. If material is frozen, mild heat and agitation to 35˚C are recommended to ensure the material is homogeneous before use. Handle between 25˚C - 35˚C.