1-Octadecylamine is used as asphalt emulsifier, lubricant and dispersants. It acts as a cationic surfactant and find applications is hair rinse bases, wood preservatives, textile softeners, dyeing auxiliaries and pigment grinding aids. It is used in boiler as an additive, which prevents the corrosion arises due to steam. It is a basic building block and used as an intermediate in the preparation of their amine derivatives, ethoxylates and amides. Metal oxide nano crystals having controlled size and shape are prepared by the thermal decomposition of metal nitrates with octadecylamine.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H315-H318-H373-H304
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
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