EXOsoft L3/40 is an anionic surfactant (INCI name: Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate.) The product is a light yellow to yellow liquid characterized by about 40% of dry matter. It differs from SULFOBURSZTYNAN L3 / 40 mainly in the type of preservative. The product contains a milder and more desirable preservative in the cosmetics industry - sodium benzoate. It has excellent washing properties, generates effective foam and is gentle on the skin and eyes. EXOsoft L3/40 has hydrotropic properties, thanks to which it stabilizes the formula and gives it a clear, transparent consistency.
EXOsoft L3/40 is used in rinse-off cosmetics for body and hair products. It is a component of, among others, shampoos, shower gels, liquid soaps. In addition, it is used in hair sprays, preparations for straightening hair, as well as in coloring shampoos, where it reduces the darkening effect of hair after dyeing.
It has the ability to reduce skin irritation effect of SLES (Sodium Laureth Sulfate). In addition, it improves foam quality in mixtures with anionic and nonionic compounds. It can be successfully incorporated in both SLES and SLES-free preparations.
Due to the mild characteristic of EXOsoft L3/40 it has found the application in products dedicated to intimate hygiene and baby hygiene. EXOsoft L3/40 is suitable for use in products for sensitive skin.
Furthermore, the product is also recommended for washing agents and household chemicals. Due to the feeling of soft skin which is provided by EXOsoft L3/40 it is recommended for use in dishwashing liquids and other handwash detergents. It has very good cleaning properties, generates effective foam.