Triethanolamine

Introduction
Diam
Triethanolamine passes ISI, US pharmacopoeia and EU pharmacopoeia specifications. It is used as a soft base for neutralization and does not have a corrosive effect on skin. Due to this property, it finds applications in number of areas.

Specfications

Appearance                  : Clear liquid
Colour                         : Colourless to pale yellow
Triethanolamine content : 85% min
Moisture                      : 0.5% max
Equivalent mass            : 140 min

Applications
Due to non corrosive nature of Diam
Triethanolamine, it finds applications in personal care product, textiles, leather, lubricants and break fluids.

Personal Care Products
Diam
Triethanolamine is used to perpare soap of stearic oleic acids. It's stearate soap is used in hand lotions, cosmetic creams, cleansing creams, shaving creams and shampoos.

its oleate soap has good detergency properties and is used in laundry detergents and dry cleaning.

Textiles
Oleic acid soap of Diam Triethanolamine is used in cleaning and scouring textiles.
Stearic and Oleic acid soaps can be combined with castor oil and used as textile lubricant.

Leather
Diam Triethanolamine is used for cleaning of leather and for lubriacation

Lubricants and Brake Fluids
Diam Triethanolamine is used for adjustment and maintanence of pH in various lubricants and brake fluids.

Specification

S. No.
Test
Method
Limits
1
Appearence @ 25/30 C
Visual
Clear Liquid
2
Specific Gravity @ 20 C
P 16 of IS : 1448
1.120 - 1.133
3
pH value of 25% Wt/Vol solution in distilled water
pH meter
10.5 - 11.5
4
Water content % Wt
A-3 of IS : 7901 - 1975
0.5 max
5
Sulphated Ash % Wt
P-4 of IS : 1448
0.01 max
6
Equivalent weight
A-4 of IS : 7901 - 1975
140 min
7
Tri ethanol amine content % Wt
A-2 of IS : 7901 - 1975
85 min