Sodium cocoate

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Sodium cocoate is a generic name for the mixture of fatty acid salts (acid salts) of coconut oil that is used in soap making.[1]

Sodium cocoate is produced by hydrolysis of the ester linkages in coconut oil with sodium hydroxide, a strong base.


  1. ^ "SODIUM COCOATE || Skin Deep® Cosmetics Database | EWG". Retrieved 2017-04-16.

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