Coco Mono Ethanolamide (CMEA)

Cocamide MEA, or cocamide monoethanolamine, is a solid, off-white to tan compound, often sold in flaked form. The solid melts to yield a pale yellow viscous clear to amber liquid. It is a mixture of fatty acid amides which is produced from the fatty acids in coconut oil when reacted with ethanolamine.

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ECHA InfoCard


Chemical formula



1.08-1.09 g/cm3[1]

Melting point

60 to 63 °C (140 to 145 °F; 333 to 336 K)

Boiling point

> 200 °C (392 °F; 473 K)

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