CHARACTERISTICS

  • It is a widely used chemical compound which is also known as ethanolamine-MEA
  • It is a colorless and thick compound that smells like ammonia
  • It is soluble in acetone, water and ethanol
  • Absorbs moisture when kept in air

DENSITY

  • 1.017

MELTING POINT

  • 10.3  0C

BOILING POINT

  • 170.5  0C

EFFECTS

  • It is flammable
  • It causes itching on skin and is less poisonous in edible form

FLASH POINT

  • 93.3  0C

SOURCE

  • It is obtained by the reaction of ethylene-oxide and ammonia

GRADES

  • Technical and NF

USES

Nonionic detergent making, emulsion paints, polishes making, agriculture, pharmaceutical, rubber making, Wool treatment, rust removing compounds, agricultural products

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