H Care® KC-40 is a pure potassium cocoate soap that exhibits excellent flash foam, good color, and low odor. This material is biodegradable, made from natural and renewable resources, and preservative-free. This is an ideal choice for natural formulations, including high lathering soaps and cost-effective cleansers.

INCI Name: Potassium Cocoate

Functions: Soap Base

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable, Clean at Sephora, Credo Clean Standard, From Renewable Resources, Natural, Preservative-free, Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty

Certifications & Compliance: REACH (Europe)

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Application Format
Bath & Shower Applications
Skin Care Applications
Formulating Guidelines

In liquid soap formulations, dilute as required and adjust pH to 8.0 – 9.0 to maintain clarity. Viscosity can then be adjusted with NaCl to desired thickness. Amphoteric surfactantswork well with to alleviate the squeaky-clean feel on the skin or hair.


Physical Form
Clear liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH (at 10 % Aqueous)9.5 - 10.5--
Solids Content (2g at 110°C, 1hr.)39.0 - 43.0%-
Colormax. 1.5-Gardner BYK

Regulatory & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
12 months