Agent Name

Triethanolamine hydrochloride

CAS Number

637-39-8

Formula

C6-H15-N-O3.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,2',2''-Nitrilotriethanol hydrochloride; TEA-Hydrochloride; Ethanol, 2,2',2''-nitrilotris-, hydrochloride; Tris(2-hydroxyethyl)ammonium chloride; 2,2',2''-Nitrilotrisethanol hydrochloride; Ethanol, 2,2',2''-nitrilotri-, hydrochloride; Triethanolammonium chloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ethanolamines

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White hygroscopic powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in chemical product manufacturing (surface active agents, textile specialties, waxes, polishes, herbicides, petroleum demulsifiers, toilet goods, cement additives, cutting oils, synthetic resins, and emulsions); Also used as a solvent (casein, shellac, and dyes), penetrant (wood and paper), and pharmaceutical agent (alkalizer and analgesic); [Merck Index] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Triethanolamine."

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