What is Triisopropanolamine?

 Triisopropanolamine is a tertiary alkanolamine with a molecular mass of 191.3. It is a basic chemical with a variety of industrial uses. Due to its special characterisitics, the chemical is a valuable Special Use Chemical.

Triisopropanolamine (TIPA) 85% for sale at Camachem

Triisopropanolamine (TIPA) 85%

 

What is Triisopropanolamine used for?

Triispropanolamine is used for a range of industrial applications:

  • It is majorly used as a grinding chemical that reduces agglomeration in the ball-killing process of cement, changing the particle distribution of the finished product.
  • It is used as a general adhesive and binding agent in paints.
  • Also used as an agrochemical for growing of crops.
  • It functions as a color stabilizer for polyethylene formulations.
  • It equally serves as an emulsifier and corrosion inhibitor.
  • At 0.1- 1.0% Triispropanolamine is incorporated into cosmetics and personal care products to function as a pH controller. It helps to form emulsion thereby reducing surface tension.
  • It is used as a solubilizing agent.
  • It is used as an acid neutralizer in some herbicides and more specifically in pesticides to improve product stability.

 

What is the Chemical Formula of Triisopropanolamine?

Triispropanolamine exist at 25oC as a crystalline solid with the chemical formula C9H21NO3

 

Is Triisopropanolamine harmful to life?   

Triispropanolamine is normally not a hazard due to its non-volatile nature. That is to say that it doesn’t react dangerously under normal conditions.

However, inhalation of quantities of heated vapor of this chemical may cause throat and lungs irritation. When this chemical repeatedly comes in contact with the eyes and skin, it causes eyes irritation and skin burn. It may cause a sore throat and a burning sensation when ingested as well.

 

What does Triisopropanolamine look like?

 Triispropanolamine is a colorless-light yellowish liquid.

 

What are the Hazardous effects of Triisopropanolamine?

Triisopropanolamine’s hazardousness is put on display when ignited. As it’s combustible, giving off toxic gas in fire and readily dispersing fine particles into the air forming explosive mixtures.  It is also hazardous to human health when inhaled, comes in contact with skin, eyes, and when ingested.

 

What are precautionary measures necessary to be taken to handle Triisopropanolamine?

When handling Triisopropanolamine, it is highly recommended that ensuring clean, body-covering clothing, safety goggles, protective rubber gloves, boots, and a face shield are worn to avoid any skin contact  and inhalation of chemical. Avoid eating, drinking, or smoking while handling this chemical.

Triisopropanolamine (TIPA) 85% for sale at Camachem

Precautionary measure of Triisopropanolamine (TIPA) 85%

Also, do not use brass or copper stirrers and containers. Make sure Triispropanolamine does not enter into the environment as it is harmful to aquatic organisms. Be sure to sweep spilled substances into covered containers and dispose of them appropriately.

 

What will happen if Triisopropanolamine is heated?

Triisopropanolamine decomposes on heating to emit toxic fumes composed of nitrogen oxides and hydrogen cyanide.

 

Is Triisopropanolamine a soluble compound?

Yes, it is a soluble compound. It is completely soluble in water. 1g of Triispropanolamine will dissolve in 100ml of water at 20oC to give off a mild ammonia-like smell. Similarly, it is soluble in oxygenated and aromatic solvents, ethanol, and partially soluble in chloroform.

 

Where can I buy  Triisopropanolamine?

At Camachem, we have Triispropanolamine (Tipa) 85% for sale. Carefully packaged in 200kg net iron drums, 20 tons Flexi bags, and 1000kg net IBC drums and shipped to the largest port in your country as our custom. You can trust us, as we have been in the business of exporting Triispropanolamine (TIPA) directly from our manufacturer in China to the world, for more than 10 years.

Triisopropanolamine (TIPA) 85% for sale at Camachem

Triisopropanolamine (TIPA) 85% storage

 

How much does Triisopropanolamine cost?

The cost of this chemical varies and depends on the cost of production incurred during manufacturing of the chemical. However, an estimated cost for a ton of Triispropanolamine (TIPA) is $2.40 at Camachem.

Triisopropanolamine (TIPA) 85% for sale at Camachem

Triisopropanolamine (TIPA) 85%

 

What is PH of Triisopropanolamine?

Triisopropanolamine has a pH of 10.83

 

Is Triisopropanolamine an Electrolyte compound? 

Yes! Triispropanolamine is an electrolytic compound. Due to the presence of nitrogen atom, it is a weak electrolyte. It is partially ionized in solutions on dissociation.

 

Can Triisopropanolamine go down the drain?

No. Triisopropanolamine should not be washed down the drains as it can cause serious damage to the environment. Proper draining of this chemical should be taken in consideration while disposing this chemical.

 

Is Triisopropanolamine Acidic or Basic?

The solution of Triisopropanolamine in water is a medium-strong base.