Product Overview

Natural Surfactant


Non Irritating Surfactant

Suga®Nate 160NC is a naturally-derived, high-performance surfactant that provides numerous advantages for a variety of formulations. Using Suga®Nate 160NC, formulators can start with a high-foaming product and build to preferred aesthetic properties, without concerns of irritation to eyes and skin. Suga®Nate 160NC is also very low in toxicity and cost-effective when compared to other surfactants used in typical sulfate-free formulations.

Suga®Nate 160NC is 100% natural carbon biobased, derived from natural materials.


  • Derived from renewable feedstock sources
  • Biodegradable, safe for the environment
  • Very low in irritation and toxicity compared to ordinary sulfates, ether sulfates, sulfonates or AOS
  • EO free (1,4-Dioxane free)
  • Non-irritating to skin, eyes (HET-CAM 0.0)
  • Builds a high, wet, dense, stable foam
  • Stable over a broad pH range
  • Meets demanding regulatory requirements including NPA, NSF, DFE and USDA Biobased
  • Shipped preservative-free


  • Sulfate-free shampoos
  • Low and high-pH shampoos
  • Bath gels and body washes
  • Facial cleansers
  • Baby cleansing products
  • Personal care wipes
  • Make-up removers
  • Pet shampoos
  • Non-irritating bubble baths

Suga®Nate 160NC has exceptionally mild qualities when compared to other ingredients commonly used in formulary.  For a complete chart of ingredients with HET-CAM values in comparison, click here.




INCI: Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate
Description: Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate - 100% Natural Carbon


USA (TSCA); EU (REACH); Canada (NDSL); Australia (AICS); New Zealand (NZIoC); Japan (ENCS); Philippines (PICCS)

NGO Certifications

  • Conforms to NSF/ANSI 305-2012
  • DfE Approved (CleanGredients)
  • USDA Biopreferred Product
  • Natural Products Association Certified Ingredient
  • Whole Foods Market® Premium Body Care™ ingredient


CAS #: 742087-49-6
Patent #: 6,627,612 B1; 7,045,506


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