Triisopropanolamine is an aminoalcohol and belongs to the group of alkanolamines. It is white to yellow solid at room temperature. It is completely soluble in water and has a slight, ammonia-like odor. It is a versatile chemical that is used in a variety of applications.
Triisopropanolamine is used mainly as a grinding aid in cement production, especially for high-quality types of cement. In addition triisopropanolamine serves as a dispersing agent for paints and pigments like titanium dioxide. Triisopropanolamine is also used in the production of cutting oils and PU catalysts.