Lansurf CDE, used in printing processes, is chemically known as Cocamide DEA. It's compatible with fibers and fabrics. This additive finds use in solvents and waxes, offering excellent thickening properties and effective foaming. It serves as an anti-frosting agent, emulsifier, and foam stabilizer. It's also labeled as foreign matter-free.

CAS Number: 68603-42-9

Functions: Anti-frosting Agent, Detergent, Dispersant, Emulsifier, Foam Stabilizer

Chemical Family: Fatty Acid Alkonamides

Labeling Claims: Foreign matter-free

Certifications & Compliance: ISO 14001, ISO 9001

Applicable Processes: Printing

Synonyms: Cocamide diethanolamine, Coco diethanolamides, Coco diethanolamine, Coco fatty acid diethanolamides, Coconut DEA, Coconut diethanolamides, Coconut oil diethanolamides, N,N-bis(hydroxyethyl) coco amides

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Chemical Name

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims

Applications & Uses

Applicable Processes
Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
I&I Cleaning Applications
Industrial Additives End Use
  • Lansurf CDE is a coconut diethanolamide that has a 1:1 molar ratio of amine to fatty acid. This product has good foaming stability, soil suspension and thickening properties and can be used as a foam stabilizer, detergent, emulsifier and dispersing agent.
  • Lansurf CDE is used as a foam stabilizer, either alone or in blends.
  • Lansurf CDE is used in industrial degreasing, metal cleaning, as an anti-frosting agent in the printing of man-made fibers, and as an emulsifier for solvents and waxs.


Physical Form
Clear amber liquid free from foreign matter (at 25°C)
Dispersible in
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Flash Pointmin. 94°C-
Pour Point15.0°C-
Solid Content100.0%-
Specific Gravity (at 20°C)0.981--
Viscosity (at 40°C)80.1cP-
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Diethanolamine Contentmax. 5.0%-
Methyl Lauratemax. 5.0%-
Water Contentmax. 1%-

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Lansurf CDE can be supplied in bulk road tankers and IBC’s

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions
  • Stainless steel, polyethylene or glass lined equipment is necessary for the storage of Lansurf CDE in order to prevent corrosion and subsequent contamination.
  • This material can separate on standing and at low temperatures. May require agitation and warming prior to use.