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Mono Ethanol Amine

CAS # 141-43-5


Monoethanolamine is a member of the class of ethanolamine’s that is ethane with an amino substituent at C-1 and a hydroxyl substituent at C-2, making it both a primary amine and a primary alcohol. It is viscous, hygroscopic amino alcohol with an unpleasant ammonia-like odor.


Mono ethanolamine100.0 wt.%
 Ethanolamine0.0 wt.%
 Water0.0 wt.%
 Color (Pt.-Co)2


·      Mono ethanolamine appear to be potentially useful components of topical formulations used to decontaminate and protect the skin against chemical warfare agents.

·      As a pharmaceutical adjuvant, monoethanolamine is used as a solvent for fats and oils, and in combination with fatty acids forms soaps in the formulations of various types of emulsion such as lotions and creams.

·      Mono ethanolamine is used in hydraulic fracturing.

·      Scrubbing acid gases (H2S, CO2), especially in synthesis of ammonia, from gas streams; nonionic detergents used in dry cleaning, wool treatment, emulsion paints, polishes, agricultural sprays; chemical intermediates, pharmaceuticals, corrosion inhibitor, rubber accelerator are some other uses of monoethanolamine.