Chemical name: 2,2',2''-nitrilotriethanol. Colorless to light yellow, viscous liquid, or solid depending upon storage conditions. Slight ammonia odor. Soluble in water & oils.
INCI Name: Triethanolamine
Properties: pH adjuster, stabilizes emulsions, fragrances & preservatives, foam stabilizer (has detergent properties and stabilizes other surfactants), improves efficacy of preservatives by stabilizing the pH value.
Use: Typical use level 0.1-1% depending on product type & desired pH value.
Note: Crystallizes upon room temperature. For external use only.
Applications: For adjusting pH values & stabilizing all kinds of personal care & makeup products.