INCI: Myristamine Oxide

Description: Amine Oxide Surfactant

CAS: 3332-27-2

Regulatory: Europe (EINECS 222-059-3), Japan (ENCS 2-198), Japan (ENCS),  Canada (DSL 3332-27-2), Canada (DSL),  Australia (AICS 3332-27-2), Australia (AICS),  Korea (98-3-970), Korea (ECL),  United States (TSCA listed), New Zealand (NZIoC), Philippines (PICCS), China (IECSC)

NGO Certifications

  • Whole Foods Market® Eco-Scale™ ingredient

Cola®Lux MO is an amine oxide-based zwitterionic surfactant with a C14 (tetradecyl) alkyl tail. It is used as a foam stabilizer and hair conditioning agent in shampoos and conditioners. Like other amine oxide-based surfactants, it is antimicrobial, being slightly more effective than lauryldimethylamine oxide against the common bacteria S. aureus and E. coli.


  • Cleansing agent
  • Viscosity booster
  • Emulsifier
  • Foam booster
  • Hair conditioning agent
  • Acid and alkali stable
  • Emollient
  • Bleach stable
  • Foam stabilizer


  • Shampoos
  • Hair conditioners
  • Bubble baths
  • Shaving creams
  • Household products
  • Industrial and institutional products
  • Facial masks (mud packs)
  • Hand soaps