H Care® MIPA is a 1:1 cocamide monoisopropanolamide that is 100% MEA and DEA free. It provides foam stability, emollient and anti-corrosive effects, and enhanced viscosity response. Featuring very low residual reactants and by-products, H Care® MIPA is especially suitable for more "natural" formulations and is stable in neutral, alkaline, and acidic systems. It is readily biodegradable per OECD 301 methods and meets the criteria for a surfactant under the EU Detergents Regulation (EC) 648/2004.

INCI Name: Cocamide MIPA

Functions: Emollient, Foam Stabilizer, Thickener, Viscosity Modifier

Labeling Claims: Biodegradable, Clean at Sephora, Credo Clean Standard, DEA-free, MEA-free, Natural, Ulta Beauty's Conscious Beauty

Certifications & Compliance: IECIC (China), REACH (Europe)

Benefit Claims: Acidic pH Stable, Basic pH Stable, Corrosion Inhibition, Emolliency, Foam Stability, Viscosity Boosting

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Application Format
Bath & Shower Applications
Hair Care Applications
Skin Care Applications
Use Level
1% - 2% (bubble bath), 0.5% - 2% (skin cleansers), 1% - 4% (body wash), 2% - 4% (shampoos)


Physical Form
Pastille or flake
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Free Amine Contentmax. 2.3%-
Acid Valuemax. 1--
pH (at 1% Solution)10--
Melting Pointmax. 54°C-
Colormax. 4-Gardner '98

Regulatory & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

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.