ProCondition™ Sativa

Cannabisamidopropyl Dimethylamine

Cannabis-Derived Sustainable Conditioning

ProCondition™ Sativa is a multifunctional hair conditioning agent and emulsifier derived from Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil. As a hair conditioning agent, it has comparable performance to Cetrimonium Chloride (CTAC). As a primary emulsifier, it builds formulation stability by formation of lamellar liquid crystals.

  • Non-quat cationic conditioning
  • Replacement for CTAC or SAPDMA
  • Comparable wet and dry combing to CTAC and SAPDMA
  • Creates lamellar gel networks
  • Versatility in viscosity building
  • Primary emulsifier
  • Non-toxic to aquatic life
  • Non-irritating to skin or eyes
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Designed with green chemistry

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Standards & Certifications

82% USDA certified biobased content
Natural Origin Index: 0.78
Readily Biodegradable
Clean Beauty Preferred
Non-palm Derived
Halal Certified
Vegan & Cruelty-free
Kosher Compliant
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Additional Information

How to Use

Recommended Use Level:

  • Rinse-off conditioner: 1 - 5%
  • Leave-on hair product: 0.5 - 3%
  • Skincare emulsions: 0.2 - 5%
  • Surfactant system: 0.5%

Use Instruction:

  • Add to oil phase and heat to 75°C
  • Can be added to water phase with neutralizer
  • pH between 3.5 - 6.5 is required for all applications

Sustainable Design

Sustainability is embedded in Inolex's design philosophy. ProCondition™ Sativa design was guided by the Principles of Green Chemistry and life cycle thinking.

Green Chemistry & Sustainable Life Cycle Highlights:

  • non-toxic to aquatic life
  • non-irritating to skin or eyes
  • energy-saving manufacturing process
  • 82% biobased feedstocks
  • readily biodegradable

One Step Energy-Saving Manufacturing Process

The synthesis of ProCondition™ Sativa employs a novel one-step transamidation instead of the traditional amidoamine multi-step process. This saves energy in manufacture estimated to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 642 MB for every 1300 MT amidoamine produced.

Primary Feedstocks

  • Cannabis
  • Petrochemical

For more information about the origin and processing of this ingredient, please request a Technical & Regulatory Dossier.

The Science Behind

ProCondition™ Sativa is an amidoamine with a predominantly C18 fatty acyl composition.

Fatty Acyl Composition
0 - 9% Palmitoyl (C16)
89 - 100% Stearoyl (C18)
0 - 3% Oleoyl + Linoleoyl + Linolenoyl (C18:1 - 18:3)

The amine functionality is cationically charged below pH 6.5. The cationic group binds to anionically charged hair fibers. The C18 tail group provides lubricity and conditioning benefits.

In emulsions, ProCondition™ Sativa forms lamellar liquid crystals (LLCs) when combined with fatty alcohol. These structures can stabilize high oil loads and provide a soft, powdery and non-greasy feel.

Prototypes Created With This Product

HempHair Hydrating Conditioner

A conditioner of 99% certified biobased content. Utilizing cannabis-based non-quat conditioning system, ProCondition™ Sativa, this conditioner makes for a great cannabis story for hair care.

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HempHair Hydrating Shampoo

A vegan, sulfate-free, silicone-free, color safe shampoo utilizing 3 cannabis-derived ingredients: ProCondition™ Sativa, hemp oil, and cannabis sativa leaf extract.

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SativaSkin Priming Serum with CBD

Prep your skincare routine with CBD and get a soft, dewy look. This silicone-free primer is versatile, vegan, and 95% biobased content.

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