Triethanolamine (STD/90%/85%)

Airedale Chemical Triethanolamine (TEA) holds the formula C6H15NO3 and is primarily used as an emulsifier in surfactants and is a common ingredient in formulations used for both industrial and consumer products. Triethanolamine is available from Airedale Chemical in 90% or 85% strength solutions.

Airedale Chemical Triethanolamine (also known as TEA) is a viscous organic compound that is a colourless liquid that may sometimes appear yellowish. The liquid has an ammoniacal odour and is available in 25L, 100L and 1000L as well as bulk transfers.

With a long history as a Triethanolamine suppliers and thanks to our dedicated distribution fleet we can provide fast, secure delivery to businesses and manufacturers across the UK and overseas.

For more information on how Airedale Chemical can become your trusted Triethanolamine partner get in touch. If you need more technical details on Triethanolamine please download the MSDS.

Other Names: 2,2′,2”-Nitrilotriethanol, Tris(2-hydroxyethyl)amine, Triethylolamine, 2,2′,2″-Trihydroxytriethylamine, Trolamine, TEA, TEOA

Grade: TECH

Strength: 85%,90%

This product is available in the following sizes

  • 25L Drum
  • 200L Drum
  • Bulk Transfer


Building & Construction

Cement production – used as organic additive in the grinding of cement clinker.

Detergent & Cleaning

Various applications that include Liquid Laundry Detergents, dishwashing liquids, general cleaners and polishes


Cosmetics and medicine – Various ear diseases and infections are treated with eardrops containing Triethanolamine

Metal Processing

Commonly and very effectively used as a complexing agent in electroless plating

Personal Care

Various personal care applications including Shaving cream and hand soaps


Used in photographic (silver halide) processing. It has been promoted as a useful alkali by amateur photographers.

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