H Care® SAO is an excellent foam booster for low-pH formulations with stable foaming at lower pH ranges. Enhanced foam and viscosity building properties are achieved by replacing alkanolamides commonly used in formulations. It is a nonionic surfactant compatible with anionic and cationic systems and offers effective tolerance to electrolytes, permitting improved hard water performance.

INCI Name: Soyamidopropylamine Oxide

Functions: Foam Booster, Thickener, Viscosity Modifier

Labeling Claims: Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty

Certifications & Compliance: IECIC (China)

Benefit Claims: Compatibility, Foam Enhancement, Foam Stability, Good Electrolyte Tolerance, Hard Water Tolerance, Viscosity Boosting

Synonyms: Amides, Soya, N -[3-(Dimethylamino)Propyl], N -Oxides

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Cosmetic Ingredients Functions

Features & Benefits

Product Benefits

H Care® SAO is an alkanolamide replacement and provides good viscosity response.

Applications & Uses

Application Format
Bath & Shower Applications
Hair Care Applications
Personal Hygiene Applications


Physical Form
Clear, yellow liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH Value (As is, at 25°C)7.0--
Amine Oxide Content29.0%-
Free Amine Content0.5%-
Free Peroxide Content0.0%-
Color3.0-Gardner BYK

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Storage & Handling

Storage Information

Store in a cool, well-ventilated place, out of direct sunlight. Keep container tightly closed. Store locked up. Store away from incompatible materials. Store in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.