Sodium cocoyl glutamate is derived from coconut oil and fermented sugar. This tenside is among the mildest amino acid tensides from natural, renewable materials.
Sodium cocoyl glutamate is a dispersant or surfactant that is made from coconut or palm oil and glucose from corn. Surfactants also have foaming qualities that are important to disperse the toothpaste while brushing.
Sodium cocoyl glutamate is a gentle cleanser that has excellent cleansing and foaming properties, is environmentally-friendly and is well-tolerated by sensitive and allergic skin types. It is also Natrue approved.
No side effects are known.
None are recorded.
Source: USAWeleda, http://usa.weleda.com/ingredients/Sodium%20Cocoyl%20Glutamate.aspx