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Amino Shampoo (Formulation # ASC 19-52-1)

Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc. makes their documentation available in the regions indicated below:

Although utilizing traditional surfactants, this shampoo is made non-conventional by the incorporation of amino-derived materials. Derived from L-Glutamic acid, AMISOFT CT-12, acts a gentle cleansing agent that increases the overall mildness of the formula. AJIDEW NL-50 provides its well-known moisturization while AJIDEW ZN-100 firstly helps thicken the formula by acting as a salt and secondly, it acts as sebum-reduction agent and has anti-aging benefits on the scalp.


Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of amino-acid based specialty chemicals. To broaden their lines of value-added merchandise they implement inventive techniques incorporating amino acids to support future cosmetic and toiletry products. One such product, AMISOFT® is the world’s first mild amino acid-based surfactant. It is highly biodegradable and safe for human use. This product enhances formulations for bar soaps, shampoos and facial cleansers.

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