Basic Surfactants

It is a substance that reduces surface tension by a adsorbing to the interface in an aqueous solution and has excellent foaming and cleaning power, so it is used as a main ingredient in personal care products, detergents, and household or industrial cleaners.
It is mainly divided into anionic, cationic, amphoteric, and nonionic surfactants. In particular, Aekyung Chemical’s anionic surfactant produced through a continuous gas-liquid process has the largest production capacity in Korea.

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It is a representative amphoteric surfactant widely used in personal care and cosmetics. When used as a co-surfactant, it reduces the irritation of anionic surfactants and has excellent compatibility with nonionic and anionic surfactants.
Because it has excellent foaming power and provides a thickening effect, it is mainly used in personal care products such as shampoo.


· Personal care – Shampoo, body & facial cleanser, shaving cream, makeup remover, hand wash, etc.
· Household items – Dishwashing detergent, wet wipes, liquid detergent, etc.
(*) You can check the INCI Name, Active, and Foam information for each product.

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It is a cationic surfactant applied on fabric softeners, hair conditioners, etc.

It is mainly used in fabric softeners and hair conditioners due to its anti-static effect and excellent dispersion stability.


1) EQ Series
· Household products – Fabric softeners, fabric softeners for drying machines, dry sheets, etc.

2) Alkyl ammonium chloride
· Personal care products- Hair conditioners, hair treatments, body washes, hand washes, etc.
· Household products – Hand sanitizers, kitchen detergents, laundry detergents, etc.

※ INCI name, active content, foam information is available by product.