Mono-Ethanol Amine (MEA)

Structure

Mol. Wt. 61.08

Description

Aclear, water-white, hygroscopic liquidwith amild ammoniacal odor.

Applications

A chemical intermediate in the manufacture of cosmetics, surface-active agents, emulsifiers, pharmaceuticals, and plasticizing agents;a gas-scrubbing agent for the absorption and removal of H2S and CO2from refinery and natural gas streams; carbon dioxideandammonia manufacturing.