Cocamide MEA

Cola®Mid CMA is a 1:1 monoethanolamide supplied as an easy-to-handle, flake for use as a thickener and foam stabilizer in personal care products.

INCI: Cocamide MEA

CAS: 68140-00-1


US (TSCA), Canada (DSL), Australia (AIIC/AICIS), China (IECSC/IECIC), Korea (KECI), Taiwan (TSCI)


NGO Certifications

  • Whole Foods Market® Eco-Scale™ ingredient



  • Mild to skin and eyes. Completely non-irritating to skin at 10% and to eyes at 5%
  • Economically priced
  • It adds no diethanolamine to the formulation
  • Good viscosity booster, with excellent thickening properties
  • Good foam stabilizer
  • Provides for good, smooth after-feel, indicating it has conditioning properties
  • Light color and no odor
  • Low alkali number; requiring less acid to reach a neutral pH level
  • Flowable at low temperatures because of its free-flowing form
  • Readily biodegradable per OECD 301 methods

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