Chemical of the Month: Cocamidopropyl Betaine

By toxicologist Ewa Daniél What is it? Cocamidopropyl Betaine also called CAPB is a fatty acid amide derived from coconuts. It has several functions in cosmetic products, but it is mainly used as a surfactant or because of it’s cleaning properties in cosmetic rinse off products such as shampoos, liquid soaps and other bathing products. These […]