High performance amphoteric surfactant based on pure, 95% min. vegetable lauric acid. Mackam DAB is compatible with anionic, nonionic and cationic surfactants. Mackam DAB exhibits high foaming even in high electrolyte solutions. In cosmetics, Mackam DAB provides a marked viscosity improvement along with enhanced flash foam when compared to cocamidopropyl betaine. It is an excellent choice foruse in bath products due to its mildness, lime-soap dispersing properties, and viscosity-building characteristics. Also acts as a foaming agent in oilfield applications.


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  • Synonyms
    foamer; foaming agent


Segments Applications
Oilfield Chemicals Drilling | Production

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Surfactants Amphoteric Betaines

Region of commercial availability

  • Europe / Middle East / Africa
  • North America
Not available in Middle East / Africa

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