zwitterionic surfactant

zwit·ter·i·on·ic sur·fac·tant

a dipolar surfactant.
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N-n-Dodecyl-N, N-Dimethyl Betaine is a Zwitterionic surfactant
The oily phase has combination of one or more immiscible oils selected from sesame oil, soybean oil, canola oil, coconut oil, fractionated coconut oil, fish oil, or mineral oil, and one or more flavor oils, further comprising an organic acid selected from benzoic acid, sorbic acid, malic acid, citric acid and salicylic acid; and a surfactant selected from an anionic surfactant, a zwitterionic surfactant and a nonionic surfactant or combination thereof.
A hydrophobically-modifed polymethacrylate (acrylates/beheneth-25 methacrylate--Novethix L10 polymer from Lubrizol) finds use in difficult-to-thicken zwitterionic surfactant systems.
6,184,190 B1: Researchers for Colgate-Palmolive have earned a patent for a body cleansing solution that includes an aqueous solution of an alpha olefin sulfonate surfactant, an alkyl polyglucoside, a disinfecting agent, a zwitterionic surfactant, an alkali metal halide and water.
Molecules of ionic, anionic and zwitterionic surfactants reduce filter paper reflectance and increase photocopy paper reflectance.
Cationic, anionic, and zwitterionic surfactants are charged species and obviously can only be used in formulations where the charge can be tolerated.
of a co-surfactant constituent selected from the group consisting of nonionic, cationic, amphoteric, zwitterionic surfactants, and mixtures thereof; one or more constituents selected from the group consisting of coloring agents, fragrances and fragrance solubilizers, viscosity modifying agents thickeners, pH adjusting agents and pH buffers, optical brighteners, opacifying agents, hydrotropes, abrasives, and preservatives; and water.
8,491,875 B2; Kao Corporation, Tokyo, has patented a volumizing shampoo that contains surfactant selected from anionic surfactants, amphoteric surfactants, zwitterionic surfactants, and mixtures thereof; a waxy material having a melting point of from about 55[degrees]C to about 75[degrees]C selected from natural waxes of animal or plant origin; alkyl-modified dimethicones, copolymers of vinyl pyrrolidone and long chain alpha-olefins, synthetic wax/highly branched polyalpha--olefin polymers, and mixtures thereof; and water.
A highly efficient, hydrophobically-modified, alkali-swellable emulsion polymer designed for structuring most cleansing formulations containing anionic, nonionic and zwitterionic surfactants, Novethix L-10 polymer is also a cost effective improvement over many nonionic thickeners.