Triethanolamine 99% Lab Grade

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Liquid
102-71-6
C6H15NO3
149.19
Trolamine, 2,2',2''-Nitrilotriethanol, Tris(2-hydroxyethyl)amine, Sterolamide, Daltogen, Nitrilotriethanol, Triethylolamine, Trihydroxytriethylamine
7618
Laboratory Grade
Min. 99.0%
Triethanolamine
Description

Triethanolamine (TEA) is a tertiary amine and triol that is also known as Trolamine. It is a bifunctional molecule that has both alcohol and amine characteristics. Trolamine includes small quantities of diethanolamine and ethanolamine, and it may function as an antioxidant to protect animal and vegetable lipids from auto-oxidation. It is frequently utilized in industrial and cosmetic goods as a pH adjuster and surfactant. Lab grade chemicals possess reasonable purity, but do not comply with any official standard for quality or purity like the ACS Grade, the USP Grade, or the FCC Grade. Our Triethanolamine, Lab Grade, ≥99% is recommended for both educational research and commercial applications.

About Triethanolamine 

Triethanolamine is an organic compound used to manufacture DIY skin care and cosmetics product and ingredients. Triethanolamine is a strongly alkaline substance used as surfactant and pH adjusting chemical.  Triethanolamine, or TEA is a viscous organic compound that is both a tertiary amine and a triol. A triol is a molecule with three alcohol groups. Approximately 150,000 tonnes were produced in 1999. It is a colourless compound although samples may appear yellow because of impurities. 

Triethanolamine is used primarily in making surfactants, such as for emulsifier. It is a common ingredient in formulations used for both industrial and consumer products. The triethanolamine neutralizes fatty acids, adjusts and buffers the pH, and solubilizes oils and other ingredients that are not completely soluble in water. Triethanolammonium salts in some cases are more soluble than salts of alkali metals that might be used otherwise, and results in less alkaline products than would from using alkali metal hydroxides to form the salt. Some common products in which triethanolamine is found are sunscreen lotions, liquid laundry detergents, dishwashing liquids, general cleaners, polishes, metalworking fluids, paints, shaving cream and printing inks.

Specifications

Triethanolamine, Lab Grade, 99% Features:

Density 1.13 g/cm³
Boiling Point 635.7°F (335.4°C)
Melting Point 21.60 °C; 70.88 °F; 294.75 K
Acidity (pKa) 7.74
pKa (25 °C)‎ 7.8
Vapor density‎ 5.14 (vs air)
Applications
Common Uses
  • Laundry detergents
  • Fruit and vegetable coating
Commercial/Industrial Applications
  • Antiviral products
  • Personal care products
  • Photography
Safety and Handling

Please contact Lab Alley at 512-668-9918 or by email to request a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Certificate of Analysis (COA) for Triethanolamine Solution. Buy virus disinfectants online here.

Spec/SDS
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