Monoethanolamine

Monoethanolamine is an amine with alcohol and amine characteristics used in detergent, personal care, textile finishing, and wood treating products, as well as oil well and metalworking products for corrosion prevention​​. Also can be used as a cement grinding aid. Building block in the manufacture of triazine based corrosion inhibitors.

Synonyms
MEA, Ethylolamine
Chemical Formula
C2H7NO
CAS Number
141-43-5

Characteristics

Molar Weight
61.084 g/mol
Melting Point
10 °C
Boiling Point
171~175 °C
Flash Point
85°C
Density
1,018
Forms
Liquid (clear), Colourless

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Detergent
  • Household industrial
  • Electronics
  • Paint and Coatings
  • Metal working
  • Buffer agent
  • Ink, toner and colourant
  • Cleaning products
  • pH control
  • Textile handling
  • Catalysts
  • Lubricants
  • Personal care
  • Surfactant

Industries

  • Pharma
  • Polymers
  • Cleaning
  • CASE & Construction
  • Beauty & Personal Care
  • Lubricants
  • Chemical Processing