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Cocamide MEA,
Cocamide DEA,
Cocamide TEA

Chemical Formula:

Cocamide DEA


Coconut fatty acid monoethanolamide,
Coconut fatty acid diethanolamide,
Coconut fatty acid triethanolamide,
Ethanol, 2,2'-iminobis-, N-coco alkyl derivitives


Viscous clear to amber liquid, or solid flakes.

Made from fatty acids in coconut oils, reacted with diethanolamine, or its mono- or tri- ethanolamine relatives.



Cocamide ethanolamines are used as foaming agents in shampoos and bath products, and as emulsifying agents in cosmetics.

cocamide MEA: InChI=1/C14H29NO2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-14(17)15-12-13-16/h16H,2-13H2,1H3,(H,15,17)/f/h15H

diethanolamine: InChI=1/C4H11NO2/c6-3-1-5-2-4-7/h5-7H,1-4H2

By Simon Quellen Field

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