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Monoethanolamine
C2H7NO
Commercial/technical grade (min. 99.5% purity); NF grade (min. 99% purity); low freezing grade (85% solution of mea and 15% water); iron and chloride free grade (<1 ppm chloride, < 0.5% chloride)
Ethanolamines present a wide range of applications in several industries. They may take part, for instance, in the production of polyurethanes and electronic chemicals. Although they may present slight changes in their properties, different ethanolamines may be used interchangeably for similar applications. Some of them are presented below. In many industrial processes, MEA is employed in gas treating operations. Aqueous solutions of MEA are used to remove contaminants (e.g. carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide) from gaseous streams, such as natural and refinery gas. They can also be a intermediates in the production of cosmetics, surfactants and emulsifiers. neutralizing agent; selective solvent; pH control agent; production of detergents; agricultural sprays; rubber accelerator; wool treatment; dispersant for paints and polishers; food-contact animal glues and softening agent in the tanning industry.
Monoethanolamine is used as raw material in the production of the following derivates: bensulide; diethylenetriamine; ethylenediamine; ethylenimine; nefazodone; piperazine; polyethylenepolyamine; taurine; tetraethylenepentamine; urea-formaldehyde resins.
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  • Ammonia + ethylene oxide (Epoxidation).
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Monoethanolamine (a.k.a. MEA, Ethanolamine, 2-Aminoethanol) is an organic compound, containing a primary alcohol and amine groups. It is a colorless, viscous liquid, with ammoniacal odor. Due to its high viscosity, MEA is commonly used as a thickener/emulsifier in a wide range of processes and industries. In recent times, due to increased attention in carbon dioxide capture and sequestration, monoethanolamine has been used frequently as the solvent choice for the scrubbing process for the amine’s weak base properties.
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Chart Description. This chart presents Monoethanolamine prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States: export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades
  • Belgium: export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades
  • China: import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades
  • Brazil: import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades

Chart Instructions. Hover the mouse over the series to view the respective Monoethanolamine prices plotted. You can filter a given Monoethanolamine price series by clicking on the respective legend label, right above the chart.

About Monoethanolamine. Monoethanolamine (a.k.a. MEA, Ethanolamine, 2-Aminoethanol) is an organic compound, containing a primary alcohol and amine groups. It is a colorless, viscous liquid, with ammoniacal odor. Due to its high viscosity, MEA is commonly used as a thickener/emulsifier in a wide range of processes and industries. In recent times, due to increased attention in carbon dioxide capture and sequestration, monoethanolamine has been used frequently as the solvent choice for the scrubbing process for the amine’s weak base properties.

Chemical Formula. C2H7NO

Commercial Grades. Commercial/technical grade (min. 99.5% purity); NF grade (min. 99% purity); low freezing grade (85% solution of mea and 15% water); iron and chloride free grade (<1 ppm chloride, < 0.5% chloride)

Uses. Ethanolamines present a wide range of applications in several industries. They may take part, for instance, in the production of polyurethanes and electronic chemicals. Although they may present slight changes in their properties, different ethanolamines may be used interchangeably for similar applications. Some of them are presented below. In many industrial processes, MEA is employed in gas treating operations. Aqueous solutions of MEA are used to remove contaminants (e.g. carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide) from gaseous streams, such as natural and refinery gas. They can also be a intermediates in the production of cosmetics, surfactants and emulsifiers. neutralizing agent; selective solvent; pH control agent; production of detergents; agricultural sprays; rubber accelerator; wool treatment; dispersant for paints and polishers; food-contact animal glues and softening agent in the tanning industry.

Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Ammonia + ethylene oxide (Epoxidation).

To know more about Monoethanolamine production processes, click here.

Derivatives. Monoethanolamine is used as raw material in the production of the following derivates: bensulide; diethylenetriamine; ethylenediamine; ethylenimine; nefazodone; piperazine; polyethylenepolyamine; taurine; tetraethylenepentamine; urea-formaldehyde resins.

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