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Triethanolamine

Specifications

Raw and viscous liquid with an ammonia-like odor. Solid crystal. In water it is dissolved. It does not work on the eyes, but it can cause irritation and skin allergy due to contact with skin. The respiration causes coughing. It is sold in packages of 230kg. For aquatic animals it is toxic

 

Applications and Uses

This substance is used to balance pH levels in the provision of cosmetics and skin lotions, eye gel, moisturizers, shampoos and reconstituted paste. In the process of sweetening gas, it is used as a lubricant and detergent also in the pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. It is added to the cement as an organic additive. In the textile process, it is an intermediate reaction for the preparation of durable yarn and plasticizers.