Ethanol Amines

Ethanolamine (2-aminoethanol, monoethanolamine, ETA, or MEA) is an organic chemical compound with the formula HOCH2CH2NH2 (C2H7NO). The molecule is bifunctional, containing both a primary amine and a primary alcohol. Ethanolamine is a colorless, viscous liquid with an odor reminiscent of ammonia.


Melting Point10-11 °C
Boiling Point170 °C
Flash Point93 °C
Density1.012 g/mL at 25 °C

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Solvents


  • Pharma
  • Agrobusiness
  • Cosmetics

Synonyms: 1-amino-2-hydroxyethane I 2-amino-1-ethanol I 2-aminoethyl alcohl

Chemical Formula: C2H7NO

CAS Number: 141-43-5