INCI: Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate

Description: 100% Biobased Sulfate-free Surfactant in Anhydrous Form

CAS: 742087-49-6

Patent #: 6,627,612 B1; 7,045,506

Regulatory: USA (TSCA); Canada (NDSL); EU (REACH); Australia (AICS); New Zealand (NZIoC), Taiwan (NECI)

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
Suga®Nate 160 Dry meets the requirements for ingredients that may be included in goods and services bearing Nordic Swan ecolabelling.
The Safer Choice Program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency certified Suga®Nate 160 Dry as Acceptable for use in Safer Choice-certified products and for listing on CleanGredients as a surfactant. Suga®Nate 160 Dry also meets criteria for direct release and the use limit for this ingredient no longer applies.
  • Direct release products are intended for use in applications that do not go into a sewer or septic system, so they need to have a shorter biodegradation time.  Products include home car washes, cleaners for use in power washers, boat cleaners, drilling muds, graffiti removers, fleet disinfectants, window cleaners, and the like.

Suga®Nate 160 Dry is a sulfate-free primary surfactant in anhydrous form. Using Suga®Nate 160 Dry, formulators can begin with a highfoaming product and build to preferred aesthetic properties without concerns of irritation to eyes and skin. Suga®Nate 160 Dry is also very low in toxicity and is 100% natural carbon biobased, derived from natural materials.


  • Naturally derived
  • EO free (1,4-Dioxane free)
  • Non-irritating to skin, eyes
  • Equal or superior foaming characteristics to other sulfate-free surfactants
  • Meets broad regulatory requirements


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