H Care® LMPA is a refined monoisopropanolamide, suitable for use in cosmetic and household formulations. H Care® LMPA offers excellent performance in building viscosity and stabilizing foam. With very low residual free amine, H Care® LMPA is an appropriate replacement for diethanolamine (DEA) or monoethanolamine (MEA). There is no DEA present in this product.

INCI Name: Lauramide MIPA

Functions: Foam Stabilizer, Foam Stabilizer, Thickener, Viscosity Modifier

CAS Number: 142-54-1

Labeling Claims: DEA-free, MEA-free

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Cleaning Ingredients Functions
Cosmetic Ingredients Functions

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims

Applications & Uses

Application Format
Bath & Shower Applications
Hair Care Applications
Home Care Applications
Skin Care Applications
Use Level
2% - 4% (Shampoos), 1% - 4% (Body Wash), 0.5% - 2% (Skin Cleansers), 1% - 2% (Bubble Bath)


Physical Form
Uniform flakes
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH Value (1% Aqueous)8.0 - 11.0--
Acid Numbermax. 4--
Alkali Numbermax. 15--
Free MIPA Contentmax. 2%-
Free Fatty Acid Contentmax. 2%-
Colormax. 4-Gardner BYK
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)0.6--
Total Plate Countmax. 10CFU/g-
Gram Negative BacteriaAbsent--
Melting Point52.0°C-

Regulatory & Compliance

Storage & Handling

Storage Information

Store in a cool, well-ventilated place, out of direct sunlight. Keep container tightly closed. Store locked up. Store away from incompatible materials. Store in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.